Earthquake cycles in the Mentawai islands, offshore Sumatra, Indonesia

Earthquake cycles in the Mentawai islands, offshore Sumatra, Indonesia

Using ancient corals to recover a history of earthquakes back to about AD 1300, scientists at the Observatory have identified three sites that are characterised by four earthquake "supercycles" in the Mentawai islands, offshore Sumatra.

Earthquake cycles in the Mentawai islands