POSTED: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 12:04pm
NBC NEWS — A volcano in southern Japan erupted for a second day today, Tuesday, March 13, spewing hot rocks and ash into the sky.
Despite the violent nature of the eruption, there was no major damage reported.
Scientists say the volcano has been erupting steadily for years, but the eruption yesterday, Monday, was the most violent in two years.
An eruption warning has been issued urging residents living close to the volcano to evacuate.