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Japan issued a warning on Friday that a volcano located about 64 kilometers away from a nuclear plant in southern Japan was showing signs of increased activity, raising concern that a small explosion could be on its way.

Japan issued a warning on Friday that a volcano located about 64 kilometers away from a nuclear plant in southern Japan was showing signs of increased activity, raising concern that a small explosion could be on its way.

According to Reuters:

Ioyama lies in the volcanically active Kirishima mountain range and is roughly 64 km from the Sendai nuclear plant run by Kyushu Electric Power Co, which the Japanese government wants to restart even though the public remains opposed to nuclear power following the Fukushima crisis.

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