Yes, a webcam actually captured this “time-lapse footage of the eruption of Mount Asama, an active volcano straddling the border of Gunma and Nagano prefectures north of Tokyo.” Continue reading to watch.

..which suddenly awoke in the early morning hours of Monday, February 2. The video was shot between 1:55 and 2:30 AM.

[via GizmodoPinktentacle]