Neodani Fault

This fault can be seen as a step portion in the center of the photo.
Neodani Fault.

Neodani Fault (根尾谷断層, Neodani Dansō) is a left lateral slip fault in central Japan, Gifu Prefecture, which ruptured causing the 1891 Mino–Owari earthquake (Otherwise known as the Nobi earthquake) in 1891. It caused a 6m vertical offset and 8m left lateral offset, and ruptured over 80 km.[1] The quake was the largest ever recorded in inland Japan.

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Coordinates: 35°37′00″N136°37′11″E / 35.61667°N 136.61972°E / 35.61667; 136.61972

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