Abstract the january 26 2001 gujarat earthquake (m w = 77) severely struck the kutch district of the gujarat state, india the earthquake occurred on a blind thrust fault in western india. Bhuj earthquake and numerous other historic earthquakes concentrated in this part of the indian plate, we have developed a viscoelastic finite element model to simulate the stress state within the lithosphere of western india. The state of gujarat has an area of 196,204 km 2 (sixth largest state in india) and a population of over 60 million although not as popular a tourist destination as agra and rajasthan, foreign visitors will find a great deal of history, culture and nature in gujarat to enjoy. Bhuj, india, earthquake of january 26, 2001 reconnaissance report approximately 14,000 lives were lost in the 77 magnitude earthquake that struck the state of gujarat in western india on january 26, 2001. This is a wonderful analysis and presentation on earthquakes in india earthquake ppt 1 earthquake case study: bhuj earthquake 26 th january 2001 introduction to gujarat gujarat, state, in western india, bordered on the northeast by rajasthan state, on the east by madhya pradesh state, on the southeast by maharashtra state, on the.
Morphotectonic of sabarmati-cambay basin, gujarat, western india 371 morphotectonic of sabarmati-cambay basin, gujarat, western india vasu pancholi 1, girish ch kothyari1, siddharth prizomwala , prabhin sukumaran2, r d shah3, n y bhatt3 mukesh chauhan1 and raj sunil kandregula1 1institute of seismological research, raisan gandhinagar, gujarat 2charotar university of science and technology. Gujarat, state, in western india, bordered on the northeast by rajasthan state, on the east by madhya pradesh state, on the southeast by maharashtra state, on the south and southwest by the arabian sea, and on the northwest by pakistan the state covers an area of 196,024 sq km (the capital is gandhinagar, on the outskirts of ahmadabad, the. Centred 20kilometres north east of the townbhuj in the western state of gujarat , according to the seismological bureau in delhi there are also reports of deaths in the city of ahmadabad in western india. The sequence of magnitudes of the earthquakes occurred in kachchh area (gujarat, western india) from 2003 to 2012, has been analysed by using the multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis the complete and the aftershock-depleted catalogues with.
Seismic array in western india to decipher detailed structure and anisotropy, funded by dst, govt of gujarat multi parametric geophysical & geochemical monitoring for earthquake precursor study in the kachchh region, gujarat, funded by dst, govt of gujarat. A new chapter in india's seismic history was recorded on 26 january 2001 when a magnitude 77 earthquake struck the state of gujarat an estimated 16 million people were affected in some way by the death and destruction inflicted. English/nat nb toko material xfa efforts to recover dead bodies in the wreckage left by last friday's earthquake in india is intensifying state of gujarat in western india, and the state's. 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. 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.
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. Indian state of gujarat, which was hit by an earthquake in 2001, estimated by the indian meteorological department to have measured 77 on the richter scale the earthquake had maximum impact on the district of kutch, and the disaster. Gujarat: gujarat, state of india, located on the country’s western coast, on the arabian sea it encompasses the entire kathiawar peninsula as well as the surrounding area on the mainland the coastline of gujarat is 992 miles long, and no part of the state is more than 100 miles from the sea. 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.
The earthquake struck the heavily populated (ledc) state of gujarat in western india the earthquake measured 79 on the richter scale and sent tremors thousands of kilometres across the continent it was so large that it was felt as far away as pakistan and bangladesh.  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. Geotechnical investigations in the southern part of ahmedabad district, gujarat, india part of ahmedabad district in gujarat state of western india surface investigations include detailed geological and laboratory analysis of the samples about 700 samples were collected at every 15m depth interval from 64 boreholes, each of about 50.
The gujarat state in western peninsular india and its adjoining areas have been classiﬁed into six broad physiographic divisions, viz, (a) aravalli hilly tracts, (b) deccan plateau, (c) central plains, (d) saurashtra peninsula, (e) kachchh peninsula and (f) rann of. The jan, 26, 2001, mw=77 earthquake occurred in gujarat region of w, india, which lies 200-400 km away from the active plate boundary zone, between the indian subcontinent and the asian plate, along the india-pakistan border and the. The state of gujarat, located in the western part of india, provides a wide spectrum of rock types of different ages varying from 2,500 million years in the north-eastern part to.