Table 1.

Velocity information for the sediment strata, crust and upper mantle of the Bay of Bengal

ReferenceVelocity (km s−1)Type of data studied
sedimentcrustupper mantle
Curray & Moore (1971)Upper: 1.54–2.96
Middle: 3.0–4.4
Lower: 5.1
6.2–6.7Wide-angle reflection
Naini & Leyden (1973)2.05–6.22Spot-refraction
Curray et al. (1982)6.0–7.5OBS
Subrahmanyam & Singh (1992)2.0–5.76.1–7.78.3–8.5OBS
Sibuet et al. (2016)7.48.0OBS

OBS, ocean bottom seismometer.