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Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Earthquake Hits Japan
Pyongyang, July 19 (KCNA) -- Volcano erupted in North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia Thursday.

The volcanic ash went up to 1,500 meters high.

The area around the volcano was declared dangerous zone and thousands of inhabitants were evacuated.

A 5.5-magnitude earthquake hit Kanto area of Japan on July 15.

The epicenter was about 60 km underground in the southern area of Ibaraki Prefecture.

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