Himalayas poised for a series of big earthquakes, says study

IndiaTimes Thursday, 22 October 2020
The entire Himalayan arc is poised to produce a sequence of great earthquakes, and the next big quake — of the magnitude of 8 or above — may occur during our lifetimes, according to a study reviewing geological, historical, and geophysical data.The human toll of such an event in the densely populated countries across the arc is likely to be unprecedented, the researchers said.

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