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Small volcanic eruption observed on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture

National Apr 17, 2019

Small volcanic eruption observed on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture

After a small eruption was observed Tuesday evening on Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture the weather agency said Wednesday morning no new eruptions had been confirmed, although the volcanic plume could still seen. While there were no immediate reports of injuries from the Tuesday eruption, ...

National Jan 26, 2019

Earthquake rattles Kumamoto Prefecture town

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted Kumamoto Prefecture on Saturday afternoon, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Meteorological Agency said. The temblor, which struck at 2:16 p.m., occurred at a depth of around 10 kilometers, with the town of Nagomi registering a lower 5 on ...