Earthquake tremors have felt for the second time in the capital Delhi and surrounding area within 24 hours. The earthquake struck at 1.26 pm on Monday, the intensity of which was 2.7. There rarely seen when a quake has occurred twice in an area like Delhi within 24 hours. However, many reports have been suggesting that Delhi is a susceptible area in terms of an earthquake.
India Earthquake Divided Into Four Zones
Many reasons have given by the scientists behind the shock of such an earthquake in the capital Delhi. According to the macroseismic zoning mapping, India is divided into four zones and includes zone-5 to zone-2.
Of these, Zone 5 is considered the most sensitive, and Zone 2 the least painful. That is, Zone-5 is the area where the earthquake is most likely, and Zone-2 is the area where the quake is least expected.
Know Which Zone Delhi Included?
To measure the earthquake, India divided into Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, and Zone 5. The capital of Delhi and its surrounding area fall in Zone 4. These are the zone where up to 7.9 earthquakes may occur.
In India, this zone comes up to Delhi, NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and some areas of Bengal.
Given the quake, it often advised that you leave the house immediately. But due to the Coronavirus crisis, there is a lockdown in the country. So if you come out after an earthquake, then everyone must follow social distancing.
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