Dutchsinse posts this recent video of the seismic zone activity, in region of south central Japan.... Touted as Liquifaction...
(i.e. ground swelling & contracting.)
-From the massive 3/11 seismic upheaval...
The strength of the earth makes trying to release pressure on a similar, yet uninhabited land mass; nearly unthinkable... If only one could secure many hundreds of years of peace, without incident; for Japan.
-Convergent land-mass shift: Oceanic plate sinks because it is more dense; applying underground pressure, resulting in either the release of volcanic pressure...-It was mentioned that the Kansai International Airport was built on reclaimed land from the sea; in Osaka Bay... Shown here in [Video]
(Or) in this case, land surface which is pliable and resilient..... The only way to compensate this shift, is w/ resilient construction.