Mount Fuji eruption to wreak havoc on...

Mount Fuji eruption to wreak havoc on Japan

There are 1 comment on the English Dong-A story from Mar 31, 2013, titled Mount Fuji eruption to wreak havoc on Japan. In it, English Dong-A reports that:

Mount Fuji, Japan's highest peak, has seen growing volcanic activity. Volcanologists warn that the mountain, which has remained idle over the past 300 years, could cause a massive catastrophe with an eruption.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Apr 3, 2013

Genroku 1703, forearc & arc.
Kanto 1923, forearc & arc.

Both crustal relaxation events with relatively small tsunami.

Fuji is located in the backarc curl near the tightening Japan alps megathrust.

Possibility of a magma filled fracture arriving from IZU-Genroku and getting through the compressed backarc to reach Fuji is relatively small.

Tohoku 2011 compressed the crust @ Fuji.

Will keep watching that space.

Have a nice day: Ag

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