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Armaan Pandit

Armaan Pandit

Asked on 20 April, 2018

Which are the seismically active zones in India?

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According to the Nation Center of Seismology(NCS) approximately 29 Indian towns and cities, including Delhi, fall under the 'severe' and 'very severe' seismic zones. Zone II is considered to be the least seismically active while Zone V is the most seismically active zone. Very severe zones include Bhuj, Chandigarh, Ambala, Amritsar, Ludhiana, and Roorkee.

Manoj Panchal

Manoj Panchal

Asked on 20 April, 2018

How are earthquakes measured?

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A seismometer is used to measure the power of an earthquake. A seismometer detects and measures the vibrations that are caused by an earthquake and records them on a seismograph.

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