Japan's Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts for First Time in Six Years

Japan’s Shinmoedake volcano erupted early Wednesday morning, October 11, the first time the mountain has erupted since 2011. The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the eruption alert level to 3.The agency said the area has been shaken repeatedly by volcanic earthquakes in the past month. Credit: Japan Meteorological Agency via Storyful

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