An analysis of the earthquake n the gujarat state of western india
A huge earthquake has struck the north-western indian state of gujarat, leaving thousands of people confirmed dead but the death toll is likely to rise, with tens of thousands of people still. Gujarat is bounded on the north-west by pakistan, on the north by rajasthan, on the east by mp and on the south and south-east by maharashtra the state of gujarat occupies the northern extremity of the western sea-board of india the state comprises three geographical regions: (1) the peninsula, traditionally known as saurashtra. An analysis of the events following an earthquake in the gujarat state of western india cricket the story of the lord of the sky entertainment and more an analysis of the article the permanent campaign by norman j ornstein and amy s mitchell only the case of dr jack kevorkian and the assisted suicide in the united states on news18 10/27/17. ¾the gujarat state disaster management authority(gsdma) was created on 8 th february 2001 to act as a nodal agency for earthquake reconstruction after gujarat earthquake, 2001.
 when a very large shallow earthquake (ms79, mw77) occurred in the state of gujarat, india on 26 january 2001, seismologists and geologists expected to see significant ground rupture along a large fault. The present work reviews the strong motion studies done in gujarat state of western india prior to the 2001 bhuj earthquake, no strong motion instrument was in operation in gujarat after the earthquake, number of research institutes/universities from india and abroad deployed strong motion. Earthquake liquefaction is a major contributor to urban seismic risk  historically, liquefaction-related ground failures have caused the area is covering the kutch district of gujarat state of india having total geo-graphical area of 45,612 km2 the study area is located between 22° 44′ 08″nto the western india the geo. The earthquake was the most powerful to strike india since august 15, 1950, when an 85-magnitude earthquake killed 1,538 people in northeastern assam state numbers affected.
The research study entitled “comparative analysis of groundnut growing states in western india” is an attempt to determine the cost structure and changes in cost of cultivation and to identify which state in western india is having. This study presents results of microtremor analysis carried out over diverse geological formations and liquefaction sites in the kachchh seismic zone of western india, which is host to the deadliest intraplate earthquake (m w 77) microtremors were recorded at 36 sites with single stations and 7 sites with an array. On january 26, 2001, an extremely severe earthquake struck the state of gujarat in western india at 846 am the earthquake devastated the district of kutch in the northwestern part of the state, and many other districts of the state also suffered terrible human and property losses. The gujarat state, situated in the western part of india, is one of the most active intraplate regions of the world the region witnessed two large earthquakes, the 1819 kachchh earthquake (mw 78) and the 2001 bhuj earthquake (mw 76), over a span of 183 years as well as a few moderate earthquakes (rajendran and rajendran 2001 rajendran, c p. In western india the epicenter was located to the north of bhachau in kutch district of gujarat state and at a distance of about 250 km west of ahmedabad city.
The indian subcontinent has a history of earthquakes the reason for the intensity and high frequency of earthquakes is the indian plate driving into asia at a rate of approximately 47 mm/year  the following is a list of major earthquakes which have occurred in india. State of gujarat, india we test the sensitivity of seismic hazard to three fault source models for the northwestern portion of gujarat, india the models incorporate different characteristic earthquake magnitudes on three faults with individual recurrence intervals of either 800 or 1600 years. Gujarat state in western india is one of the water scarce regions with unique agro-climatic features, characterised mostly by arid and semi- arid areas that experience acute scarcity of water, due to two major.
As india commemorated its 51st republic day on saturday january 26, a tremendous earthquake struck gujarat state in the western part of the country the quake's epicenter was near the town of bhuj in kutch district, but tremors from the quake, which registered 77 on the richter scale, were felt deep into pakistan and as far away as nepal. An earthquake of magnitude 77 hit gujarat in western india on 26th january 2001, devastating the entire state and causing extensive loss of life and property 13,881 lives were lost, 300,000 buildings collapsed and over 600,000 buildings were severely damaged. The kachchh region in gujarat state of western india is one of the most seismically active intra-continental region of the world , and suffered from a flurry of moderate to large magnitude earthquakes since historical times.
An analysis of the earthquake n the gujarat state of western india
Share your earthquake experience (i have felt it) with our readers click on the i felt it button behind the corresponding earthquakeyour earthquake experience is not only important for science, but also for people in the area as well as our global readership. Introduction 1 1 on january 26, 2001, one of the most destructive earthquakes ever to strike india occurred in the kachchh region of gujarat state in western india (figure 1-1. Continental region of western peninsular india, are studied through spectral analysis of shear waves the data of aftershock sequence of the 2001 bhuj earthquake (mw 77) in the krb and the 2007 talala earthquake (mw 50) in the sh are used for this study in the sh, gujarat is a western state of india, which cov-.
- Hazard analysis for a few major cities of gujarat typical ﬁve major city locations viz ahmedabad, surat, jamnagar, the seismicity of the gujarat state is characterized by interval for earthquakes in peninsular india the seismic.
- Earthquakes dhori: cracks on a salt marsh can be seen on this aerial view of the epicentre of the recent earthquake near dhori village some 20 km (12 miles) from bhuj in the western indian state of gujarat, saturday feb 3, 2001.
An earthquake of magnitude m w 76 (usgs) on 26 january 2001 left a trail of death and devastation in gujarat, one of india's front-runners in industrial prosperity the earthquake caused a heavy toll of about 20,000 dead, more than 60,000 injured, 200,000 people homeless, and more than us $2 billion in losses. The 2001 gujarat earthquake, also known as the bhuj earthquake, occurred on 26 january, india's 52nd republic day, at 08:46 am ist and lasted for over 2 minutes the epicentre was about 9 km south-southwest of the village of chobari in bhachau taluka of kutch district of gujarat, india. Earthquake precursory research core competence short term earthquake precursory studies, signatures of magnetic pulsations and magnetic storms, time series and non-linear analysis of multiparametric geophysical data. Patan district patan district is one of the 33 districts of gujarat state in western india this district is located in northern gujarat and bounded by banaskantha district in the north and northeast, mehsana district in the east and southeast, surendranagar district in the south and kutch district and the kutch.