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Sakurajima Volcano Erupts Near Nuclear Plant via Sky News

Rocks and ash are catapulted into the sky as one of the country’s most active volcanoes bursts into life. Japan’s Sakurajima volcano has erupted, sending lava flowing down its slope and spewing ash and stones into the night sky. Dramatic … Continue reading

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Japan nuclear utility says no special precautions over volcano via Reuters

[…] The possibility of a significant eruption of Sakurajima, located about 50 km (30 miles) from Sendai, is a reminder of the volatile geology of Japan, which has 110 active volcanoes. “We are not currently taking any particular response,” Kyushu … Continue reading

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Japan raises warning level on volcano not far from nuclear plant via Reuters

Japan warned on Saturday that a volcano 50 km (31 miles) from a just-restarted nuclear reactor is showing signs of increased activity, and said nearby residents should prepare to evacuate. Sakurajima, a mountain on the southern island of Kyushu, is … Continue reading

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