Scientists discover an EXTRA layer of plate tectonics

For decades, a mysterious series of earthquakes has rocked the Pacific, although the source has remained a mystery.

Now, researchers believe they may have found a new layer of tectonic plates within the Earth’s mantle that could explain the quakes.

While the results are preliminary, if they are verified, they could help scientists to reconstruct the layout of the Earth’s surface millions of years ago.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4536720/Scientists-discover-EXTRA-layer-plate-tectonics.html#ixzz4i1t692Xs
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