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Volcano Erupts in Japan

Volcano erupts in southern Japan on Friday.


A volcano erupted on a small island in southern Japan on Friday morning (local time) spewing forcing an evacuation of the island of roughly 140. It was the second eruption at Mount Shindake in the last year; before the pair of recent eruptions the last eruption was in 1980.  There are no reports of injuries.