Sumatra Quake in April Tied to Sea Floor Changes

Sumatra sits above the collision between the Indo-Australian plate and the Sunda plate. Image source: USGS


The sequence of huge earthquakes that struck off the coast of Sumatra in April may signal the creation of a new tectonic plate boundary…

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