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More Severe Earthquakes May Hit Kashmir In Future
...massive earthquakes. "This meant that when (the tectonic
plates) do go, they are very likely to go with a very large earthquake. Our study basically showed that there were four places that could have a magnitude 8.2 or more. It also showed that the Kashmir region could have something like a magnitude eight...
Tectonic Plates Colliding Can Cause Earthquakes
Severe earthquakes can result due to tectonic
plates colliding with each other, according to sci.../ by the subduction zone. At subduction zones, one tectonic
plate pushes over the other. The earth's surface is laced with about 51,000 kilometers of subduction...
GPS Could Help to Identify High Risk Zones
...st of Seattle. Locked zones occur where adjacent tectonic
plates appear 'locked' together as a result of the friction between them. When the plates eventually overcome the friction and break free, the release can cause devastating earthquakes as the Earths surface lifts or falls. Because the worst damage ...
Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa
...on as Africas Great Rift Valley System, an area of tectonic
rifting and ancient volcanic activity, which is considered to be the cradle of human evolution. The lake itself is a natural laboratory of evolutionary biology because of its diverse cichlid fish populations, and it has provided livelihoods for hum...