Expert points out the possibility of magma coming up under Mt. Hakone

Following up this article.. Japan Meteorological Agency raised the warning level of Mt. Hakone / “Possibility of eruption” [URL]


On 5/8/2015, Prof. Oba from Tokai University analyzed the volcanic gas of Mt. Hakone to find out the ratio of CO2 significantly increased from 4/24/2015. This is suggesting the volume of gas generated from magma is increasing. Prof. Oba comments there is a possibility that magma is rising underground of Mt. Hakone to increase the volcanic activity.


Additionally on 5/8/2015, Geographical Survey Institute announced the ground rose up by up to 6cm in the north of crater compared to the data of this April.  The data was collected by the advanced land observing satellite. Geographical Survey Institute assumed diastrophism occurred in relatively shallow area of the mountain.




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Des experts évoquent la probabilité de montée de magma sous le Mt. Hakone


Article lié : La Japan Meteorological Agency élève le niveau d’alerte du Mt. Hakone : “Éruption possible”

Le 8 mai 2015, le Pr. Oba de l’Université de Tokai a  analysé les gaz volcaniques du Mt. Hakone ce qui montre que la proportion de CO² a beaucoup augmenté depuis le 24 avril 2015. Ceci suggère que le volume de gaz généré par le magma augmente . Le Pr. Oba déclare qu’il est possible que le magma soit en train de remonter en sous-sol du Mt. Hakone ce qui augmente l’activité volcanique.

En outre, le 8 mai 2015, le Geographical Survey Institute a déclaré que le sol s’est soulevé jusqu’à 6 cm au nord du cratère comparé  aux données d’avril dernier. Ces données ont été récoltées par un satellite d’observation. Le Geographical Survey Institute suppose que ce diastrophisme survient dans des zones relativement peu profondes de la montagne.

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