India News: Earthquake: Earthquake shocks in three different states including Delhi, know why this is happening? – same day earthquake in delhi ncr rajasthan and manipur why-are-earthquake-tremors-being-felt-again-and-againOn December 17, 2020 by admin
In the bitter cold, people soon go to sleep after eating food. People usually fall asleep by 11 am. In such a situation, if the earthquake becomes fast, heavy life and property may be lost. Earthquake tremors felt late tonight in Delhi NCR. The tremors were so intense that people felt fear and people ran into the streets. Not only Delhi (Earthquake In Delhi NCR), these shocks came to know in Noida and Ghaziabad also. Earthquakes also occurred in Rajasthan and Manipur in the last 24 hours.
Tremors in Delhi-NCR
The tremor was felt in Delhi NCR at around 11.46 minutes. People felt tremors and people exited the houses. According to preliminary information, the magnitude of the earthquake is reported to be 4.2. The epicenter of the earthquake is said to be 48 kilometers southwest of Gurugram. Earlier on December 2, mild tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR in the early hours.
Sikar also experienced earthquake
The tremors were felt in Rajasthan’s Sikar district on Thursday evening. According to information received from the Meteorological Department, the intensity of landfall has been measured at 3.0 rectiers. In this regard, the National Science Center (NCS) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India has also confirmed this. According to the information received, the latitute of this landfall has been measured 27.40 in the north side and 75.43 in the logitute east direction.
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Manipur also shook
According to the National Center for Seismology, a tremor measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was felt near Manipur in Moirang on Thursday night. According to the agency, the epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km south of Moirang, Manipur. The earthquake struck at a depth of 36 km from the surface at 10:03 PM Indian time.
Delhi is the most sensitive
Delhi is very sensitive to earthquakes. Geologists have placed Delhi and its surroundings in Zone-4. An earthquake of up to 7.9 may occur here. Earthquake prone areas in Delhi include areas close to the Yamuna coast, East Delhi, Shahdara, Mayur Vihar, Laxmi Nagar and areas close to Gurgaon, Rewari and Noida.
Earthquake tremors in Delhi-NCR, center remains 48 km from Gurugram
Continuous earthquake between April and May
There have been five earthquakes in Delhi within April-May. On May 10, the epicenter of the 3.4 magnitude earthquake was located at a depth of five kilometers from the surface. No loss of life or property was reported in it. Apart from this, there was a light earthquake on 3 May as well. Earlier, earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR on April 12 around 5:50 pm. After this, there was an earthquake again on 13 April. The intensity on the Richter scale was recorded at 2.7 on this day. Due to the lockdown, people are still in the houses, so the panic spread when the earthquake struck.
What is the reason for earthquake in Indian subcontinent
There have been devastating earthquakes in the Indian subcontinent. Thousands of people died in the 2001 earthquake in the Kutch region of Gujarat. India is hitting Asia at a speed of about 47 millimeters per year. Due to collisions in tectonic plates, there are frequent earthquakes in the Indian subcontinent. However, the reduction in ground water has slowed the speed of tectonic plates.
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India’s earthquake zone is divided into 4 parts
The Bureau of Indian Standards has divided the entire India into four seismic zones based on scientific information received from various agencies. It is the most dangerous zone 5. According to scientists, the region may experience a magnitude 9 earthquake on the Richter scale. Know which area of India is located in which zone.
Zone-5 covers the entire Northeast of India, parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Kutch run in Uttarakhand Gujarat, parts of North Bihar and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Earthquakes are frequent in this region.
Zone-4 includes Jammu and Kashmir and the rest of Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Sikkim, northern parts of Uttar Pradesh, Indus-Ganga basin, Bihar and West Bengal, parts of Gujarat and parts of Maharashtra near west coast and Rajasthan. is.
Zone-3 includes Kerala, Goa, Lakshadweep Islands, the rest of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal, parts of Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Zone 2 is the least earthquake-prone area. It has been categorized as the least devastating danger zone. Zone-2 covers the rest of the country.
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