Kumamoto Earthquakes

“The recent Kumamoto quakes reiterate the importance of studying active faults in Sumatra and Southeast Asia.” – Earth Observatory of Singapore

Kumamoto earthquakes reveal the importance of active fault studies in Sumatra and the Southeast Asian region
EOS Blog | Earth Observatory of Singapore, Wed, 2016-04-20 10:22.
http://www.earthobservatory.sg/blog/kumamoto-earthquakes-reveal-importance-active-fault-studies-sumatra-and-southeast-asian-region

Chuou Kouzousen, Ankou Rotou. (Median Tectonic Line, Ankou outcrop.) Loc: Ōshika, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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Chuou Kouzousen, Kitagawa Rotou. (Median Tectonic Line, Kitagawa outcrop.) Loc: Ōshika, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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Japan’s longest fault system “Japan Median Tectonic Line”(中央構造線 Chūō Kōzō Sen)

Chuou Kouzousen Hakubutsukan. (Median Tectonic Line Museum.) Loc: Ōshika, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
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the Oshika museum of Japan Median Tectonic Line
http://www.osk.janis.or.jp/~mtl-muse/

Akaishi Mountains 赤石山脈 (also called the Southern Alps 南アルプス Minami Arupusu)
Major Peaks of Akaishi Mountains
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Southern Alps (the Median Tectonic Line area) Geopark
http://minamialps-mtl-geo.jp/

Eruptions of Mount Aso (阿蘇山, Aso-san) in 2014
Buddhist statue at Oku-no-in of the Saigandenji temple in Mount Aso, Japan
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Aso is alive!
A journey across time and space, experiencing the land of Aso and the lives of those who live in the Gigantic Caldera.
http://www.aso-geopark.jp/ggn/pdf/application.pdf
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Aso Geopark http://www.aso-geopark.jp/

Faults in and around Kawayo, Minamiaso, Kumamoto, Japan. 18 Apr 2016
【国土地理院】南阿蘇村河陽周辺の断層(平成28年4月18日撮影)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS6ftodIHeI

Faults in and around Kawayo, Minamiaso, Kumamoto, Japan. 16 Apr 2016
【国土地理院】南阿蘇村河陽周辺の断層(平成28年4月16日撮影)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXTAAvVB2M8

Faults in and around Shimojin, Mashiki, Kumamoto, Japan. 16 Apr 2016
【国土地理院】益城町下陳周辺の断層(平成28年4月16日撮影)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKIDwxkuYg

GSI (The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan)
http://www.gsi.go.jp/ENGLISH