2016-10-20. This volcano stopped an earthquake in its tracks, scientists say.

posted Oct 25, 2016, 3:49 PM by Alan Gould
By Ian Randall, Science. For GSS Energy Flow chapter 2. Excerpt: Before they break a volcano’s heart, earthquakes must stop in the name of lava. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which reports that Japan’s 2016 Kumamoto earthquake may have been stopped in its tracks by the magma chamber underneath the active volcano Mount Aso. The study offers insight into the interplay between earthquakes and volcanoes—and it may also help explain Mount Aso’s explosive eruption this month....  http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/volcano-stopped-earthquake-its-tracks-scientists-say

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