Scientists reveal source of most powerful marsquake in history

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Source: The post is based on the article Scientists reveal source of most powerful marsquake in historypublished in Indian Express” on 20th October 2023

What is the News?

Scientists have found out the source of the most powerful Marsquake on Mars.

What are Marsquakes?

Marsquakes are seismic events or earthquakes that occur on the planet Mars.

Who detected Marsquakes on Mars?

NASA’s InSight mission had detected and recorded numerous marsquakes in 2022.This is the largest ever marsquake recorded in history.

What caused Marsquakes on Mars according to the study?

The study has found that the marsquake was caused by the release of tectonic forces from within the planet’s interior.

These stresses are the result of billions of years of evolution including the cooling and shrinking of different parts of the planet at different rates.

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