from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Related to, or caused by an earthquake and/or the dynamics of tectonic plates of a planet's crust.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Connected with the earth's structure so as to be related also to earthquakes: applied by W. H. Hobbs to fault-lines, at whose intersection earthquakes are believed to be specially frequent.
The seismotectonic context of Earth's Caribbean tectonic plate is shown in this map.
The study looked at 220 sq.km. of the city and analysed several parameters including seismotectonic and geological information, soil and climatic conditions, said T.G. Sitaram, professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IISc, who compiled the report.
ISR at present is studying projects like paleoseismology in Kutch, microzonation in Gandhinagar and few towns in Kutch, seismic study of Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), and seismotectonic study around Mundra.