Dehradun: Scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) found the first geological evidence of an earthquake in Himbasti village on the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, which has been documented as an earthquake in history, which is said to be This has happened on a large scale. Destruction in the region and destroyed the city in about 1697 AD, contributing to the densely populated earlier seismic hazard map. Himalaya, and facilitates better construction and planning in the region.
Speaking to TOI, Arjun Pandey, a scientist at Waits, said, “The historical record refers to earthquakes that frequently recur throughout the eastern Himalayas, for which there is a lack of geological evidence, raising the question of finding that Whether these incidents have broken the surface or not. ”
“Our study includes twenty-one radiocarbon dates after 1445 AD to limit displacement times. C., Suggesting that the region dated to 1697 AD. I was devastated. C., “Pandey said.
Scientists also noted a large number of trees found in the flood water logging outside the Subansiri River (about 145 km south-east of the Sadiya town, Subansiri River), suggesting that they had “seismic the river after a series Called for “spoilage” aftershave for six months. “”
Gyori Heteni is a co-author of the study from the Institute of Earth Sciences at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
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