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Upper Assam 1950 Earthquake

Rajendran, CP and Rajendran, K (2022) Upper Assam 1950 Earthquake. [Book Chapter]

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4748-2_15


The August 15, 1950, Mw 8.6 earthquake is the largest among those that occurred in the Himalaya during the last 200 years. Popularly known as the Assam earthquake (and as Chayu or Medog earthquake), this event had originated in the rugged mountainous areas between the Himalaya and the Hengudan (southwest China), with its located in the China-Tibet region north of a village known as Rima (Fig. 15.1).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publication: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Series.: GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Additional Information: The copyright for this article belongs to the Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Centre for Earth Sciences
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2022 06:51
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2022 06:51
URI: https://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/74238

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