Japanese Meteorologists Issue Volcano Eruption Warning For Mount Io

Mount Iō, also known as Atsosa Nupuri

 

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Experts observed an increase in volcanic earthquakes in the Kirishima mountain range on Kyushu island, urging tourists and hikers to avoid the 0.6-mile area around Mt. Io’s crater.

The agency said at least 37 volcanic tremors have been recorded at the site by mid-Sunday.

Intensified activity around the 4,300-foot volcano dates back to July 2015.
Original Article: http://sputniknews.com/asia/20160228/1035477907/japan-volcano-eruption-warning.html#ixzz41Ybbx1hj

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