On 21 May 2014, an earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred within the Bay of Bengal at 16:21:54 UTC. This event, with latitude 18.2046° N, longitude 88.0298° E, and a depth of 47 km (U.S. Geological Survey [USGS], 2014), is an unusually strong earthquake in a region of relatively low seismicity. The region is bordered by the tectonically active Burma and Andaman arcs to the east (Curray, 2005) and a nascent, diffuse plate boundary zone separating the Indian plate from the Australian plate in the south (Rao and Kumar, 1996). On the western and northern...
Structure and Tectonics of the Bay of Bengal through Waveform Modeling of the 21 May 2014 Earthquake of Magnitude 6.0
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Ch. Nagabhushana Rao, N. Purnachandra Rao, M. Ravi Kumar, S. Prasanna, D. Srinagesh; Structure and Tectonics of the Bay of Bengal through Waveform Modeling of the 21 May 2014 Earthquake of Magnitude 6.0. Seismological Research Letters 2015;; 86 (2A): 378–384. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220140166
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