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Japan : Volcanic Eruption : 2015/05/29

GLIDE:  VO-2015-000061-JPN

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERADRC000028

Duration 2015/05/29
Country or District Japan
Name Volcanic Eruption
Outline A volcano on the remote southern Japanese island of Kuchinoerabujima erupted suddenly on Friday, 29 May 2015, blasting plumes of black smoke high into the sky prompting authorities to order the island's evacuation.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2015/05/29
There were no reports of injuries to the roughly 140 residents.