As per reported BBC News, the eruption of White Island began around 14:11 local time (01:11 GMT). White Island is New Zealand’s one of the most active volcanoes also known as Whakaari.
As reported BBC breaking news on twitter volcano erupts in New Zealand with 100 people in the vicinity.
One of the tourist Michael Schade filmed the blast who was in a boat leaving after morning tour.
See below multiple Tweets of tourist Michael Schade –