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Friday, Mar 01, 2013
The latest bulletin of the Japan Meteorological Agency mentions that an increase in seismicity since January 11 near the intra-caldera dome Komagatake is beginning to worry scientists about a possible new activity. ... [more]

Hakone volcano eruptions

complex volcano 1438 m / 4,718 ft
Honshu, Japan, 35.23°N / 139.02°E
Eruption list: 1170 AD ± 100 years (radiocarbon dated), 50 BC (?), 1050 BC (?), 1200 BC (?), 1400 BC ± 100 years, 3700 BC ± 100 years, 6000 BC ± 100 years


1991 seismic swarm
On 22 April 1991, 300 earthquakes were recorded 5 km beneath the central part of the caldera, but no eruption has followed.

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