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July 12, 2021 • 20:45 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
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Earthquakes are an expression of * a. viscous deformation b. ductile deformation c. semi-brittle deformation d. brittle deformation

Earthquakes are an expression of * A. viscous deformation B. ductile deformation C. semi-brittle deformation D. brittle deformation

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    Sajan sarthak Best Answer

    brittle deformation. Earthquake occur in hard LITHOSPHERE , which is nothing but the complete crust and upper part of upper mantle . lithosphere from mechanical point of view very rigid and FAULTING in it leads to release of elastic energy and brings tremor of seismic waves which is Earth quake.

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