|Above, the snow-covered parking lot of Mount Aso's ropeway station in 2007. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The Kumamoto area has been rocked by two big earthquakes and aftershocks. Now comes news that something is happening at Mount Aso, which may or may not be related.
The Japan Times reported:
A small eruption occurred at Mount Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture on Saturday around 8:30 a.m. local time following a strong earthquake in the area, with smoke rising about 100 meters (300 feet) high, public broadcaster NHK reported.
I visited Mount Aso in 2007. I couldn't see much as the national park was having a blizzard at the time.
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