Seismic Activity

  • Can quakes actually calm the Earth? April 21, 2013

    New York: The magnitude-8.6 earthquake that struck the Indian Ocean in 2012 may have had a calming effect on the other quakes in the world, a new study has claimed. The powerful quake near Sumatra, Indonesia, seemed to have actually quietened the global earthquakes, according to two reports presented at...
  • Why Sikkim is prone to earthquakes September 19, 2011

    A 6.8 earthquake rocked Sikkim on Sunday. Here's why the state is prone to frequent seismic activity. ...