A very strong explosion occurred at the volcano at 01:46 local time on 8 Oct 2016, generating an ash column that rose to an altitude of approx. 11,000 m making it one of the largest if not the largest in Japan in 20 years. ...
Introduction to Plate Tectonics: The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
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