Articles tagged "mount fuji"

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Simulation shows new eruption at Mount Fuji could paralyze Tokyo in just 3 hours, Japan

Japan's capital Tokyo could end up paralyzed within just three hours if a major eruption of Mount Fuji-- 100 km (62 miles) southwest of the city-- were to happen today, as shown in a recent simulation by the government's Central Disaster Management Council....

April 02, 2020

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Is Japan facing new Mount Fuji eruption?

The last time that Japanese volcano Mount Fuji erupted was back in 1707, known as the Hōei Eruption. The new readings from the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, reveal that the pressure is at 1.6 megapascals and it takes 0.1

September 09, 2012

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A new massive fault line discovered beneath Mount Fuji

A recently finished three-year study from Japan has discovered a new fault line running beneath Mount Fuji, which towers 3 776-meter (12 385 feet) above sea level. Analysis done on the fault line by the University of Tokyo shows the potential for a magnitude 7.0...

May 13, 2012