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Volcano erupts on southern Japanese island

Updated: 2015-05-29 10:13

TOKYO - A volcano is erupting on a small island in southern Japan, and authorities have advised residents to evacuate from the immediate area.

Mount Shindake erupted about 10 a.m. Monday, sending a large plume into the sky.

About 140 people live on remote Kuchinoerabu island.

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