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stratovolcano 3776 m / 12,388
Honshu, Japan, 35.36°N / 138.73°ECurrent status
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| ReportsMt Fuji volcano booksMt Fuji volcano eruptions:
1707-08, 1700, 1627(?), 1560, 1511, 1427(?), 1083, 1032, 1017(?), 999(?), 993(?), 952(?), 937(?), 932, 870, 864-65, 830, 826, 802, 800, 781Typical eruption style:
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Mt Fuji volcano news:
Mon, 4 Feb 2013, 16:48
Earthquakes near Fuji in Jan 2013
The volcano remains calm. However, an increased number of small quakes near and under Mt Fuji are visible on our latest data plot of nearby earthquakes (within 30 km radius). While all of these are very small and the number is certainly not alarming, the volcano remains interesting to watch. ...more
Sun, 9 Sep 2012, 08:10
Scientists have discovered signs of a possible imminent eruption of Japan's most famous volcano, Mount Fuji on Honshu. At least this is what many headlines in the press read. ...more
Sat, 18 Feb 2012, 10:42
Reports are appearing about unrest and signs of a possible awakening of Mt Fuji volcano in Japan. ...more
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