The Earth’s tectonic action happens slowly, within the range of human awareness. However, using contemporary techniques of analysis, experts can identify when and what events occurred during the planet’s development spanning hundreds of millions of years.
The major faults of lithospheric plates on the ocean bottom were analyzed by American scientists, who discovered that the rate of divergence diminishes with time.
This allowed for the creation of a formula and the calculation of subsequent procedures. Scientists were able to establish a pattern in the movement of the earth’s crust as a result of their investigation.
Global cataclysms, which occur about every 27 million years, cause significant changes on Earth: the shapes of continents shift, sections of the land emerge from the ocean or sink under it, and massive volcanic eruptions begin.
Then, as though the planet’s pulse is gently throbbing, they fade away.
“We are documenting a delay in these processes, in some instances up to 20% over 5 million years,” the report adds, “but it varies on whether the alterations occur along the tectonic plate’s edge or in the center.”
However, the pace of separation of the lithospheric plates is slowing, and the Earth’s “pulse” is becoming slower with time. In 20 million years or later, the next “blow” will occur.
From another vantage point, the Earth seems to be being cleaned.