Devastating quakes are priming the Himalaya for a mega-disaster

www.nationalgeographic.com | 1/17/2019 | no author
A study published January 3 in Nature Communications provides new evidence that, rather than releasing seismic tensions in the crust, the 2015 quake likely loaded the surrounding region for an even more destructive mega-earthquake, which could clock in at magnitudes of 8.5 or higher. The study’s numerical simulations probe the conditions behind how and why moderate earthquakes...
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