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Incredible Video Captures Volcano Eruption In Japan, Climbers Fleeing For Their Lives

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The volcano, located in central Japan, erupted at 11:53 a.m. Saturday. Twitter user @setori_ posted a photo from the volcano crater just moments before the eruption.

一人でのんびり御嶽山(^^)

“Seven people were lightly injured and one person suffered serious injuries as a result of the eruption,” a Nagano prefecture fire department spokesperson told Reuters.

James Reynolds

@EarthUncutTV

Wow, looks like a serious eruption! RT @wataruen: Mt. Ontake erupting in Japan @eruptionsblog RT @volcanic_bot: 御嶽山 https://twitter.com/volcanic_bot/status/515702255027105792/photo/1pic.twitter.com/D7hbQ8jFoA 

James Reynolds@EarthUncutTV

Wow, looks like a serious eruption! RT @wataruen: Mt. Ontake erupting in Japan @eruptionsblog RT @volcanic_bot: ???

10:27 PM – 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Japanese Meteorological Agency raised the volcano alert level for Mt. Ontake to 3 on a scale of 1 to 5.

Steve Herman

@W7VOA

JMA issues Level 3 alert for Ontakesan after eruption today injures ~ 10 hikers.

Steve Herman@W7VOA

JMA issues Level 3 alert for Ontakesan #volcano after eruption today injures ~ 10 hikers. #Japan

11:22 PM – 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Aerial pictures from Japanese state broadcaster NHK showed nearby buildings blasted with volcanic ash.

映像では石が降っていた。 救助に向かってるらしい。 #NHK #御岳 #噴火 Eruption of Ontake san, Japan

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11:10 PM – 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Other people in the area posted images of smoke and ash rising over Mt. Ontake.

御嶽山噴火した 外真暗なって火山灰すごくて 山小屋避難しとる 本間に死ぬかと思った

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8:49 PM – 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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あべるん@avel_yasuda

9合目避難小屋から9合目石室山荘小屋まで退避
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8:59 PM – 26 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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マクラビン@McLovin016

御嶽山噴火したらしいですが、ここで鹿児島の日常を見てみましょう

Jon Passantino is the Los Angeles bureau chief for BuzzFeed News.

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