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Kutch, Bhuj earthquake, 26 January, 2001 =

Kaccha, Bhuja bhūkampa 26 Janavarī, 2001

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Published by Geological Survey of India in Lucknow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Kachchh.,
  • Bhuj.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- India -- Kachchh.,
    • Earthquakes -- India -- Bhuj.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesKaccha, Bhuja bhūkampa, 26 Janavarī, 2001
      Statementeditors, Prabhas Pande and J.R. Kayal.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Geological Survey of India,, no. 76 = Viśesha prakāśana / Bhāratīya Bhūvijñānika Sarvekshaṇa ; samkhyā 76, Special publication (Geological Survey of India) ;, no. 76.
      ContributionsPande, Prabhas., Kayal, J. R., Geological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE537.2.I4 K87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination282 p. :
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3717829M
      LC Control Number2003331776

        After the Janu , earthquake razed most of Bhuj, what emerged from the rubble was a model city with new buildings no more than a storey tall, a network of wide roads, and a mesh of seismographs spread across the district. As Nepal faces its biggest challenge — rebuilding after the April 25 quake — it could look at Bhuj for solutions.   A major earthquake struck Gujarat, India, on 26 January at AM local time resulting in close to 13, deaths and extensive damage to property in Gujarat, India. Damage to a lesser extent also occurred in the adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan in India and in Sindh province, Pakistan.5/5.

      Gujarat (Kutch) Earthquake Draft Rev. G April 1, Page 1 Introduction Highlights of the Earthquake General. On Janu at local time, there was a magnitude (M w) earthquake in the seismically active area of the Kutch (alternate spelling Kachchh) District of the Gujarat State of India about km northwest of File Size: KB.   On 26 January an earthquake registering on the Richter scale devastated the Indian state of Gujarat. It was the second largest recorded earthquake in India, the .

      lution is the Bhuj earthquake, other fault-plane solutions are from Chuan and Gao []. 2. THE BHUJ EARTHQUAKE AND ITS TECTONIC SETTING The Mw= earthquake occurred in the morn-ing of Janu , on the Republic Day of India. The epicenter is located at ºN and ºE [NEIC: http: //], near Bhuj. The powerful earthquake that struck the Kutch area in Gujarat at am on 26 January has been the most damaging earthquake in the last five decades .


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Bhuj earthquake ofmassive earthquake that occurred on Jan. Bhuj earthquake,in the Indian state of Gujarat, on the Pakistani border. The earthquake 2001 = book near the town of Bhuj on the morning of India’s annual Republic Day (celebrating the creation of the Republic of India in ), and it was felt throughout much of northwestern India and parts of Pakistan.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kutch, Bhuj earthquake, 26 January, Lucknow: Geological Survey of India, (OCoLC)   BHUJ EARTHQUAKE Bhuj earthquake ofalso known as Gujarat earthquake, was a massive earthquake that took place on 26 th Januaryin the Gujarat state of Indian Union, near the Pakistan border.

The earthquake struck in the morning at AM near the town of Bhuj and lasted for two minutes. On 26 Januaryan earthquake struck the Kutch district of Gujarat at am. Epicentre 20 km North East of Bhuj, the headquarter of Kutch.

The Indian Meteorological Department estimated the intensity of the earthquake at Richter. According to the US Geological Survey, the intensity of the quake was Richter. The Bhuj earthquake of Mw that occurred on Janu in Kachchh region of western India is one of the largest and deadliest intraplate earthquakes in the World (Gupta et al.

; Singh. An earthquake on 26 January shattered most parts of the city of Bhuj, including the original Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Bhuj built by Swaminarayan in To replace this, the new temple is built of only marble and gold.

as Chief Executive Officer of the Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA) created after the Kutch earthquake of 26 January He played a crucial role in shaping the GSDMA into a vibrant, dynamic and innovative organization, which File Size: 6MB. Aftershocks of 26th January Bhuj earthquake and seismotectonics of the Kutch region K S Misra, R Bhutaniand R Sonp Geological Survey of India, Alandi Road, Pune - 6, India email: gsi −[email protected] The 26th January Bhuj earthquake was followed by intense aftershock activity.

Aftershock. Tectonic Framework of the Kachchh Earthquake of 26 January Article in Seismological Research Letters 72(3) May with 30 Reads How we measure 'reads'. On 21 July and on 26 Januarythe city of Bhuj was tormented by earthquakes which caused a great impact on the lives of the people in Bhuj.

Bhuj Earthquake damaged much of the part of the Bhuj including, roads of the Bhuj, properties of peoples, temples, palace, etc. Bhuj Earthquake damaged the colourful life of people of Bhuj. On the morning of Januthe Nation’s 52nd Republic Day, a devastating earthquake occurred in the Kutch district of the state of Gujarat.

The earthquake was felt as far away as Delhi in the north, Kolkata in the east and Chennai in the south. Bhuj earthquake and its tectonic setting The Mw= earthquake occurred in the morn-ing of Januon the Republic Day of India. The epicenter is located at ºN and ºE near Bhuj in the province of Gujarat, India (Fig.

A major earthquake struck Gujarat, India, on 26 January at AM local time resulting in close to 13, deaths and extensive damage to property in Gujarat, India. Damage to a lesser extent also occurred in the adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan in India and in Sindh province, Pakistan.

Kutch is a mineral rich region with a very large reserve of Lignite, Bauxite, Gypsum and other minerals. Kutch received tax break for industries for 15 years after the major earthquake on 26 January Lignite is mined only by Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC) at its two mines in Panandhro and Mata no y: India.

This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. This volume is a joint report from the combined EERI-NSF team on the Bhuj, India earthquake of January 6, This magnitude earthquake occurred in the state of Gujarat in western India. Approximat lives were lost and overpersons injured.

Damage was spread over a radius of kilometers from the epicenter. The first major quake to hit an urban area of India in the. On 26 Januaryan earthquake struck the Kutch district of Gujarat at am.

Epicentre 20 km North East of Bhuj, the headquarter of Kutch. The Indian Meteorological Department estimated the intensity of the earthquake at Richter. This is a reconnaissance report of the Bhuj earthquake that struck Kutch and other districts in the western state of Gujarat, India on Janu On behalf of the World Institute for Disaster Risk Management (DRM), Krishna S.

Vatsa joined a mission organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Oakland, CA and visitedCited by: 9. The Bhuj earthquake of Janu struck at am Indian Standard time and had a Richter magnitude of (United States Geological Survey, revised from an initial estimate of ).

The epicenter was located at °N and °E, less than 50 km to the northeast of Bhuj, an old, walled city with a population of(see map, Fig. The Republic Day, Bhuj Earthquake of 26 January The powerful earthquake that struck the Kutch area in Gujarat at am on 26 January has been the most damaging earthquake in the last five decades in India.

The M quake caused a large loss of life and property. The Bhuj earthquake caused intense secondary deformations including lateral spreading and widespread liquefaction. This event affected 21 out of 25 districts in Gujarat and left 1,70, people injured.

The Bhuj earthquake caused an economic loss of 12, crore : Prantik Mandal.The cause of the Gujarat earthquake on Jan. 26, was stress from the Indian plate pushing north into the Eurasian plate. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this quake was a complex earthquake, involving a small event followed by the larg.The 26 JanuaryMw Bhuj, western India, earthquake had a focal depth of 21 ± 4 km (Kayal et al., ; Antolik and Dreger, ; Mandal et al., ).Aftershocks outlined an ENE-trending S-dipping reverse fault (45°–50° dip) extending to a depth of 37 km (Raphael and Bodin, ; Kayal et al., ; Mishra and Zhao, ) with no obvious surface expression (Chandrasekhar et al.