Reason behind Earthquake in Himalaya Range

The Himalaya is vast mountain range that covers most of the south Asian nations. This mountain range is the result of the continental tectonic plate collision.

Reason behind Earthquake in Himalaya Range


15 May 2013 - 5:52 pm

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The Himalaya is vast mountain range that covers most of the south Asian nations. This mountain range is the result of the continental tectonic plate collision. The Indian subcontinent plate is still moving horizontally every year towards Tibet plate. The movement of tectonic plate cause the earthquake. It is due to the energy released by the tectonic plate during movement & collision converted into earthquake. Sometime earthquake causes the most disastrous Tsunami.

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Tags: Himalaya, Tibet, Indian, Tethys, Mount Everest, ocean, Gondwana, Asian, continent, subcontinent, tectonic, earthquake, Tsunami, Collision, Island.