Tsunami created by undersea earthquakes can be made much larger by the “pop-up” movement of large amounts of residue, a new study has suggested.
Scientists had been expecting Wednesday`s great earthquake off Sumatra but it occurred a little sooner, according to Arun Bapat, an Indian seismologist in Pune.
The East Coast quake surprised some scientists who spend their careers trying to untangle the mysteries of sudden ground shifts.
A 5.2-magnitude earthquake rocked
southern Taiwan on Monday, the island`s Seismology Centre said,
but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
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