Indian Ocean earthquake hint at a tectonic rift

One more strong earthquakes that occurred in the Indian Ocean, April 11, 2012, may signal the final stage of formation of a new boundary between lithospheric plates. Geological stress, tearing of the Indo-Australian plate, most likely, was the cause of earthquakes of magnitude 8.6 and 8.2, which are passed along numerous faults. Tremors continued for… Read more Indian Ocean earthquake hint at a tectonic rift