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Originally posted by GuyverUnit I
Almost simultaneously with the strong shock that hit Japan and triggered a giant tsunami in the Pacific, the Russian Kamchatka volcanoes erupted two. Eruption was accompanied by earthquakes.
edit on 11-3-2011 by GuyverUnit I because: (no reason given)
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