‘Many seismic gaps in Himalayas capable of producing powerful earthquakes’

In an interview to Kundan Pandey, Supriyo Mitra, associate professor with the Department of Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, explains how we came to understand earthquakes and why trying to predict them is not a useful scientific goal

By Kundan Pandey
Last Updated: Monday 25 April 2016 | 07:03:56 AM

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Slip pulse and resonance of Kathmandu basin during the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha earthquake, Nepal imaged with geodesy

The 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake and its aftershocks

Lower edge of locked Main Himalayan Thrust unzipped by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake

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