Adb and world bank’s gujarat earthquake assessment mission visited gujarat during february 11-22, 2001 for assessing the economic impact of the earthquake the disaster loss was estimated at rs 99 billion reconstruction costs were estimated at rs 106 billion. Gujarat earthquake latest breaking news, pictures, videos, and special reports from the economic times gujarat earthquake blogs, comments and archive news on economictimescom. Gujarat earthquake, 2001 around 845 in the morning on india's 52nd republic day -- january 26, 2001, a powerful earthquake measuring 77 on the richter scale struck gujarat.
Pm narendra modi on a two-day gujarat visit from tomorrow 21 may, 2017, 0718pm ist during his two-day visit, narendra modi will launch projects at the kandla port and in bhachau, both in the kutch district which had borne the brunt of the 2001 earthquake. Bhuj was the worst hit city by the january 26 earthquake that killed an estimated 30,000 people in the state of gujarat reuters dust swarms as residents of dhori village run for relief supplies as an indian army helicopter approaches the village in the western indian state of gujarat on 2 february 2001. A massive earthquake has struck western india and parts of pakistan, killing many thousands of people the death toll is expected to rise quickly as rescue teams flood into the worst-affected towns - bhuj, in the state of gujarat, and the nearby city of ahmedabad. Quick answer the cause of the gujarat earthquake on jan 26, 2001 was stress from the indian plate pushing north into the eurasian plate according to the us geological survey, this quake was a complex earthquake, involving a small event followed by the larger and more destructive earthquakes two seconds later.
Gujarat earthquake latest breaking news, pictures & news photos find gujarat earthquake news headlines, comments, blog posts and opinion at the indian express. The epicentre of gujarat earthquake 2001 was located about 20 kms north east of bhuj, gujarat bhuj was completely destroyed after earthquake hit the district hard.
Gujarat was the second most industrialised state in india, with well developed diamond, pharmaceutical, chemical, textile and steel industries although most survived the quake with little or no major structural damage, they were disrupted by the destruction of communications, transportation and electricity / gas supplies. Tectonic systems the earthquake was caused at the convergent plate boundary between the indian plate and the eurasian plate boundary these pushed together and caused the earthquake.
The action plan has identified immediate interventions that will serve as a bridge for mid and longer term rehabilitation and recovery activities which will follow a more in-depth analysis of the. The gujarat earthquake 2001 asian disaster reduction center estimates place direct economic losses at $13 billion. The cause of the gujarat earthquake on jan 26, 2001 was stress from the indian plate pushing north into the eurasian plate according to the us geological survey, this quake was a complex earthquake, involving a small event followed by the larger and more destructive earthquakes two seconds later.
Find gujarat earthquake latest news, videos & pictures on gujarat earthquake and see latest updates, news, information from ndtvcom explore more on gujarat earthquake. Gujarat earthquake in 2001 introduction gujarat is a state in the north western part of india beneath india, the indo-australian and the eurasian plate are moving towards each other at about 2cm per year.
2001 gujarat earthquake: when india faced one of its worst disasters 14 years ago [photos] the 2001 gujarat earthquake, which lasted for over two minutes, killed more than 19,727, while 166,000 were injured and nearly millions were left homeless. The indian subcontinent has a history of earthquakesthe 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. A medium intensity earthquake measuring 45 on the richter scale hit gujarat today mild tremor felt in northern gujarat no damage reported india news | press trust of india | thursday march 19, 2015 an earthquake measuring 39 on the richter scale was felt in various parts of north gujarat.