15 Aug '16, 5am

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An earthquake is building up under the Gangetic delta, which could possibly be linked with the rapid rise in global temperatures leading to climate change, according to Kolkata-based geographer Sujib Kar. “The relationship between temperature rise and rise in number of earthquakes is evident from two sets of data documented over a period of time,” Kar told thethirdpole.net . “If you look at the number of earthquakes of 5 or more in Richter scale from 2001 to 2015 in earthquake-prone areas, you will be able to comprehend the dynamics. This has been the period when the rise of global temperature was phenomenal.” Global warming has been “increasing seismicity and probability of earthquake,” Kar – who teaches in Vidyasagar College, Kolkata – wrote in a paper Impact of global warming on the probable earthquake in the Bengal basin area with respect to the global scenario , which...

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