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Fukōzu Fault (深溝断層, Fukōzu Dansō) is a fault in Aichi Prefecture of Japan, which was responsible for the 1945 Mikawa earthquake. It extends some 28 km (10 km under the sea) to Nishio City.[1] It flows into the Yokosuka fault which extends another 20 km.


  1. ^ Iida, Kumizi; Sakabe, Kazuo (1972). "The Extension of the Fukozu Fault Associated with the Mikawa Earthquake in 1945". Zisin (Journal of the Seismological Society of Japan). 2nd series. 25 (1): 44–45. doi:10.4294/zisin1948.25.1_44.