Aug 23, 2022
An Early Warning System for Earthquake
Kanchan Aggarwal , Siddhartha Mukhopadhya , Arun K. Tangirala
On 26th January 2001, when the whole country was celebrating our 52nd Republic day, a piece of devastating news shook the entire nation. A massive earthquake measuring¬†7.7 on Richter’s scale hit the state of Gujarat killing 30 thousand people and destroying 4 lakh homes in Gujarat in just 2 minutes. Although the epicentre of this earthquake was the Kutch region, it demolished 40% of homes, eight schools, two hospitals and numerous other significant buildings in the Bhuj.

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