The Andaman–Nicobar Islands form the central part of the 5,000-km-long Burma–Sunda–Java subduction complex. The islands, situated to the southwest of the Indian subcontinent, currently overlie one of the most seismically active regions of the world. The complexity of this active tectonic region can be attributed to several factors, including oblique subduction, arc volcanism, and the ill-defined Andaman spreading ridge in the Andaman Sea. The oceanic lithosphere of the Indian plate subducts eastward below the oceanic part of the Burmese plate in southeast Asia (Curray et al., 1979) identified by the Andaman–Sumatra trench and accretionary subduction complex ridges...
The ISLANDS Network in the Andaman–Nicobar Subduction Zone
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G. Srijayanthi, M. Ravi Kumar, T. Sirisha, K. Sushini, G. Srihari Prasad, P. Solomon Raju, Arun Singh, N. Purnachandra Rao; The ISLANDS Network in the Andaman–Nicobar Subduction Zone. Seismological Research Letters 2012;; 83 (4): 686–696. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220110143
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