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Riddles of the Assamese Earthquake of 1897. The Greatest Earthquake of All Greats

Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:03 pm
by serguei58
The author of the article, with numbers in hand, shows that the Assam earthquake of 1897 in India was the most powerful earthquake in human memory. The area of ​​destruction was larger than the area of ​​France, and throughout this gigantic area the relief of the terrain has changed, the river beds moved for kilometers, as did the hills, forests. The natives could not recognize their native places.

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Re: Riddles of the Assamese Earthquake of 1897. The Greatest Earthquake of All Greats

Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:09 pm
by serguei58
Simply put, there were two earthquakes: the first was tectonic, and the second was induced by the first.