A 1700 meter high active volcano group in Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
An eruption started on January 26th, 2011 at 7:30 AM. It is the strongest eruption since 1959, spewing smoke up to 2.5 km in the air and throwing Volcanic bombs up to 1.5 km. An area of 2 km around the volcano has been evacuated.
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