Japan: Fuji could collapse

Part of Mount Fuji in Japan, the national symbol and the main tourist attraction, could collapse under a mountain if you will re-open fault.

A three-year study has enabled seismologists under the mountain to find the unknown fault. It is possible that part of the mountain could collapse, said Yasuhiro Yoshida, director of the Investigation of the earthquake.

A team of researchers led by scientists from the University of Tokyo, a model of the aftereffect. It turned out that the fault can lead to a 7 magnitude earthquake.

Japan went on to povshennoy preparedness against possible earthquakes and other natural disasters. Recall that in March 2011 in Japan, magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that killed more than 19,000 people and caused a nuclear accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Source: alltravels.com.ua.

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