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Japan Burning – Violent Volcano Erupts After String Of Earthquakes

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Authorities in Japan are urging members of the public to keep calm after a large volcano erupted on Saturday morning. 

The eruption follows Thursday’s 6.5. earthquake and Friday’s 7.0 – which many experts now believe to be a precursor to something much bigger.

The government have decided to keep the alert level at a 2 out of 5, claiming they are not yet sure if the events are related.

According to RT News:

Plumes of smoke rose some 100 meters into the sky, according to local media and videos captured by witnesses. The eruption of Mt. Aso, located in southern Japan, was recorded at around 11:30pm GMT Friday.

Since small eruptions had been recorded at Mt. Aso even before the series of deadly quakes hit the area on Thursday and Friday, the Japanese Meteorological Agency has reportedly decided to keep the alert level at 2 on a scale of 1-5.

The volcano eruption follows two deadly earthquakes and dozens of powerful aftershocks that devastated Japan earlier this week.

On Friday (1:25am Saturday local time) a violent 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the city of Kumamoto on the island of Kyushu. At least 11 people have so been confirmed dead in the disaster so far, while several dozens are feared to still be trapped under the rubble. Some 760 were treated in hospitals while rescue teams continue to search ruined houses.

Just a day beforehand, the same region was rattled by a 6.5 quake, in which at least ine people were killed and more than 850 injured. Authorities went on to evacuate over 40,000 people as scientists began to monitor nearby volcanoes for any signs of activity.

Japanese authorities were also worried about a potential repeat of the 2011 Fukushima disaster scenario, when a 15-meter post-quake tsunami caused a nuclear meltdown. However, so far the Nuclear Regulation Authority said no irregularities had been recorded at three nuclear plants on the island of Kyushu and nearby Shikoku.

Over a hundred aftershocks have hit the region following the initial Thursday tremor. Officials have warned that the risk of further strong aftershocks will linger for about a week.

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  • Johnson

    Keep calm people.Just like Fukushima.You can trust your government they told you no one has died from Fukushima and go catch some fish for dinner.Time for the good people of Japan to overthrow the cast system there leaders are evil dishonest murderers.

  • jwclark

    When science finds two events related in time and space they pay attention. When they find more of the same they do not pay less attention. This is just the Japanese government’s ugly habit of lying to its people. If those cars had been driving in front of Mt. St. Helens they would have had no time and no where to go in the little time they did have. Goodness.

    In the 60’s the Japanese used to go to the streets by the thousand shouting “Yankee go home, Yankee go home….”

    And the very buildings would rumble! Today, I guess, they are as asleep as the average amerikan. JWC

  • Eisenhower_Dwight_D_USA

    The Japanese Government should now officially apologize for brutally slaughtering over FIFTY MILLION Asian human beings by fire and sword between 1895 and 1945, as well as slaughtering all the whales, dolphin and sea animals all over the world to near extinction through Japanese sea going factories.

    The karmic blood death of these poor innocents is what is causing Japan’s never ending bad karma from Hiroshima and Nagasaki until now.

    There will never be peace and calm for the Japanese people and their Emperors until Japan makes very serious and conscious amends and turns 180 degrees from its two thousand year addiction to the blood slaughter of innocent souls

  • Ryan Ehlis