Seismic risk high for Indian-Australian plate and is now under major stress

3 08 2012

From The Watchers

On July 29, 2012, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off Mexico’s Pacific coast close to the Guatemalan border, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

The quake occurred at 6:22 am (12:22 GMT) at a depth of 35 kilometers (21 miles), and was located 28 kilometers (17 miles) south-southwest of Suchiate, Mexico, the USGS said.

We have seen a number of earthquakes around the Indian-Australian plate recently with strong patterns of Mag 6 earthquakes.

Australian and American researchers investigating forces exerted on the Indo-Australian tectonic plate have discovered that the considerable stresses being exerted on the plate could be leading to its breaking up. . . (more)





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