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Caught on tape: Violent volcano eruption in Peru

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UBINAS, Peru - A violent moment was captured on camera near the volcano in Peru.

Members of Peru’s Institute of Geophysics captured this dramatic video at the moment the volcano erupted.

Researchers were seen scrambling for cover just below the crater.

The institute's director said this series of eruptions was minor and there was no immediate danger to the public.