This Is What It Looks Like Near an Erupting Volcano

September 29, 2014 4:28 PM

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This Is What It Looks Like Near an Erupting Volcano

The search for survivors was called off today after a volcano erupted on Saturday in Japan, with at least 36 apparent deaths and 63 injured.

Mount Ontake, a popular hiking destination, is about 130 miles west of Tokyo on the main Japanese island of Honshu. The volcano erupted just before noon on what was a clear autumn day, leaving hundreds of hikers trapped for several hours.

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