Chamoli earthquake, 1999

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Published by Himalayan Environmental Studies & Conservation Organisation in Chamoli .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India,
  • Chamoli District.

Subjects:

  • Earthquakes -- India -- Chamoli District.

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2001. 1 microfiche. Master microform held by: DLC.

Book details

Other titlesEarthquake
ContributionsHimalayan Environmental Studies & Conservation Organisation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2001/60405 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL174955M
LC Control Number99958772

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An earthquake of magnitude rocked Chamoli area of the Kumaon Garhwal Himalaya region at on 29th March The earthquake was very widely felt in North India injuring about people and took a toll of human lives. A total of about houses in the Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts were severely damaged.

between these earthquakes is the Central Seismic Gap. Insert: Parts of Uttar Pradesh state and the location of Chamoli Town, which is close to the epicenter of the 29 March earthquake. The quake was felt at far-off places such as Kanpur ( km south-east from the epicenter), Shimla ( km north-west) and Delhi ( km south-west).

A moderate earthquake of Richter magnitude rocked the Garhwal region of Western Himalayas on Ma at hours IST with espicenter at o N, o E near Chamoli.

The moderate magnitude Chamoli earthquake, which occurred on 29 March, in the Alkananda river valley region of Garhwal Himalaya, caused considerable loss to human life and by: Thakur, V.C. and Rohella, R.K.,Geodynamic model for Chamoli earthquake of Ma and seismic hazard assesment in the Garhwal Kumaon region, Workshop on Chamoli earthquake and its impact, Department of Science and Technology, India.

Google Scholar. In the early hours of 29, March,at IST, the Chamoli district of Garhwal Himalaya and its adjoining area was severely rocked by a devastating earthquake.

According to information provided on the Internet by the US Geological Survey (USGS), this moderate magnitude earthquake (m b =, M S =, M W =, M 0 =×10 18 Nm Cited by: The region has witnessed two earthquakes having a magnitude greater than 6 in last 25 years (Ma Chamoli earthquake and Octo Uttarkashi earthquake) both having an epicenter in Gharwal region of Uttarakhand.

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The Chamoli Earthquake of The Chamoli district of the Uttar Pradesh state witnessed an earthquake of magnitude on 29 Marchkilling people and causing extensive damage to property. The focal depth of the earthquake was 21 kilometres. The Great Kashmir Earthquake of This earthquake, with a magnitude oftook place at 8.

A strong earthquake struck the Gharwal Himalayas near Chamoli in Uttarakhand on 29 March at AM local time. It had a magnitude of M w = and resulted in damage & fatalities in the region.

The earthquake was centre d kms SW of Bangina (Uttarakhand), India, kms NNE of Chamoli (Uttarakhand), India. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. On the damage caused by the Chamoli earthquake.

The Chamoli earthquake of 29 March in northern India is yet another important event from the 1999 book of Himalayan seismotectonics and seismic resistance of non-engineered constructions. The earthquake occurred in a part of the Central Himalaya, which is highly prone to earthquakes and has been placed in the highest seismic zone (zone V.

Title: THE MA EARTHQUAKE AT CHAMOLI, INDIA Created Date: 11/19/ PM. Proceedings of the Workshop on Recent Earthquakes of Chamoli and Bhuj, May, Roorkee (India), c found: Wikipedia, Sept. 23, ( Chamoli Earthquake) Change Notes. “The earthquakes that happened in Nepal in or Uttarkashi () or Chamoli () were large ones, no doubt.

But a big one hasn’t occurred for a very long time,” said Rajendran, one of. The aftershocks of the Chamoli earthquake (m b ) of 28 March are analyzed to understand the seismotectonic structure of the Garhwal permanent as well as temporary microearthquake network data are used.

The mainshock occurred on the Basement Thrust by thrust faulting. Chamoli district is the largest district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is bounded by the Tibet region to the north, and by the Uttarakhand districts of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar to the east, Almora to the south, Pauri Garhwal to the southwest, Rudraprayag to the west, and Uttarkashi to the northwest.

The administrative headquarters of the district is Gopeshwar. Keywords: Chamoli earthquake; Garhwal Himalaya 1. Introduction In the early hours of 29, March,at IST, the Chamoli district of Garhwal Himalaya and its adjoining area was severely rocked by a devastating earthquake.

According to information provided on the Internet by the US Geologi-cal Survey (USGS), this moderate magnitude earthquake.

The Chamoli earthquake (M) of 29th March in Himalayan region is one of the recent devastating earthquakes that has killed more than a few hundred lives and caused damage in the vicinity of Chamoli and Gopeshwar districts of Gharwal Himalayan region.

A wide band ( - Hz) magnetotelluric (MT) study has been carried out in the epicentral zone after the earthquake during. Garhwal Himalaya has been rocked by two major earthquakes in the span of just eight years, viz.

Uttarkashi earthquake of 20th Oct, and Chamoli earthquake of 28th March, Chamoli earthquake of Ma was recorded at 11 different stations of a strong motion array installed in the epicentral region. The moderate magnitude Chamoli earthquake that occurred in the Garhwal Higher Himalaya, in the early hours of Macaused intense damage to the ground and mountain slopes of the Alaknanda-Mandakini river valley and adjoining region.

A systematic survey of this induced damage was conducted immediately after the earthquake occurred. Attenuation property of the medium around the epicentral area of the Chamoli earthquake, covering a circular area of 61, km2 with a radius of km, is studied by estimating the coda Q c.

the Uttarkashi earthquake in and the Chamoli earthquake in (Rajendran et alRastogi ). The e ect of these earthquakes was felt up to approx.

in the city of Delhi. In the recent earthquake of Chamoli about hundred people have lost their lives, several hundred people were injured and about houses were damaged. The last great earthquake that has occurred within the Garhwal region was the M w earthquake (Bilham ).

The Chamoli earthquake released seismic energy that is far less than the accumulated strain energy implying that the seismic hazard of the region remains high. In the present study the attenuation mechanism of seismic wave energy in and around the source area of the Chamoli earthquake of 29th March is estimated using the aftershock data.

Most of the analyzed events are from the vicinity of the Main Central Thrust (MCT), which is a well-defined tectonic discontinuity in the Himalayas. Separation of intrinsic (Qi-1) and scattering (Qs Chamoli earthquake of March this domain was struck by the Uttarkashi earthquake of magnitude mb on the 2U Octoberwhich took a toll of human lives and caused extensive damages.

The Chamoli earthquake of 29 March, measuring (mb) with epicenters al L,at. People in Delhi and Punjab said that it was the second most frightening earthquake since Most people reported horizontal movement during the event.

People at Dehradun reported that their beds swayed in an E–W direction. The damage was widespread in the Chamoli. On the damage caused by the Chamoli earthquake of 29 March, The Chamoli earthquake occurred on 28 March in the Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (now in Uttarakhand).

The earthquake was the strongest to hit the foothills of the Himalayas in more than ninety years. Approximately people died in the earthquake. SUMMARY A moderate earthquake of Richter magnitude rocked the Garhwal region of Western Himalayas on Ma at hours IST with espicenter at oN, oE near Chamoli/Gopeshwar.

The tectonic set-up and seismicity of. Garhwal Himalaya has been rocked by two major earthquakes in the span of just eight years, viz. Uttarkashi earthquake of 20th Oct, and Chamoli earthquake of 28th March, Chamoli earthquake of Ma was recorded at 11 different stations of a strong motion array installed in the epicentral region.

The maximum peak ground acceleration ( cm/s2) was recorded. Figure 2: Aftershock locations of the Chamoli earthquake recorded up to 8 April as per data from India Metereological Department [IMD] Figure 3: Spatial pattern of seismicity in Garhwal Himalaya during with respectto two of the major thrusts MCT and MBT [Khattri et al.Proc.

Indian Acad. Sci. (Earth. In Chamoli earthquake onSocket Error: 'A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond'--JeffGBot8 June (UTC).

Year Another major earthquake hit the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in which people died. and Flash floods and landslides killed thousands and.

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute. Published on Mon 29 Mar EST. More than 1, people died in when an earthquake measuring hit the region. said 56 bodies had been recovered in Chamoli. This map displays locations of felt reports received for the Mw= Chamoli earthquake on 29 March in the Gharwal Himalayas at IST, along the corresponding intensity values.

Please bear in mind the following preliminary intensities are based on received felt reports. Chamoli earthquake, and why the people are at risk.

Proceedings of workshop on Chamoli and Bhuj (Edited by Wason H.R et. al. ) Mahajan A.K. and Virdi N.S., Slope stability vis -a-vis rapid urbanization. Some case studies around Dharamsala, Distt. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Published in Bulletin of Indian Geologist.

What little I read (because I am reading another earthquake book) seems good. Just as a thought to anyone who reads this and resells books, it is very distracting when you write or highlight all over a book. You end up just going to the highlighted area.

I will keep the book, but not real pleased with it. Verified s:. Death toll rising in northern India earthquake. Ma Web posted at: a.m. EST ( GMT) CHAMOLI, India (CNN) -- The strongest earthquake to hit a quake-prone region of India this.Thereafter the pillars were supported with heavy duty angle iron frame.

After the Chamoli earthquake ofwide gaps appeared between the frame and the masonry pillars noticed by this author in Another major earthquake can bring down this 7th century architectural marvel.The Chamoli earthquake occurred on 28 March in the Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (now in Uttarakhand).

The earthquake was the strongest to hit the foothills of the Himalayas in more than ninety years. Latitude: 30° 24' " N Longitude: 79° 24' " E.

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