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Japan : Volcanic Eruption : 2011/01/26

Duration 2011/01/26
Country or District Japan
Name Volcanic Eruption
Outline Mt Kirishima's Shinmoedake located in Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures in southern Japan eruted at 19:31, 26 January 2011, continuing erupting.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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