Scientists warn of earthquake in India – News18 Kannada Pipa News


Scientists warn of earthquake in India – News18 Kannada

New Delhi (March 02): Earthquake around Joshi Mutt in Uttarakhand state, terrible earthquake and casualties in Turkey, powerful earthquake in Tajikistan, China are happening one after the other as it is predicted that the world is facing great risk of earthquake.

India is also at risk of earthquake

As far as India is concerned, here too there is an indication of great risk of earthquake. A report released by the National Center for Seismology (NCS) a year or two ago said that 59% of the country is prone to earthquakes of varying intensity and that India is at risk of earthquake.

Also some places were mentioned as earthquake zones. Thus India is also afraid of earthquake and some areas are in danger zone.

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Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman and Nicobar regions, Delhi, Sohna, Mathura and Delhi-Moradabad are earthquake-prone regions, the report said.

India’s tectonic plate is moving 5 cm every year

Recently a prominent meteorologist and geologist has given another indication of an earthquake. Experts say that the Indian tectonic plate is moving about 5 cm every year. In addition, this formation will lead to accumulation of pressure along the Himalayas and as a result the possibility of major earthquakes will increase in the near future.

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“Earthquake can happen at any time”

Speaking to ANI on Tuesday, Hyderabad-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) chief scientist and seismologist Dr N Purnachandra Rao said, “Earth’s surface consists of various plates which are constantly in motion.

Indian tectonic plate is moving 5 cm every year. It is building pressure along the Himalayas. There is every possibility that it will lead to a strong earthquake in the future,” he explained.

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“We have a strong network of 18 seismic stations in Uttarakhand. The region referred to as the seismic gap between Himachal and the western part of Nepal including Uttarakhand is prone to earthquakes that can strike at any time,” said Purnachandra Rao.

Earthquake in Himachal Pradesh

Still, as proof of all these reports, a magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck 56 km north of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh at 10:38 p.m. on Monday, the National Center for Seismology said.

The magnitude 3.6 earthquake struck around 10:38 pm 56 km north of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km from the ground,” NCS said in a statement.

Earthquake in Andhra Pradesh

An earthquake struck Nandigama town in NTR district of Andhra Pradesh on February 19. No casualties were reported in the incident.