Why North-East is More Vulnerable to Earthquakes? – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction An Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Assam on April 28th, 2021. It caused sufficient damage to buildings and property but fortunately, no fatalities were reported. The northeastern region has a peculiar record of experiencing earthquakes at regular intervals due to its unique geographical location. The state of Assam itself witnessed two great earthquakes (Magnitude… Continue reading Why North-East is More Vulnerable to Earthquakes? – Explained, Pointwise

“Kopili fault Zone” – A Reason behind Assam Tremors

What is the News? The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) has said that the tremors in Assam can be attributed to the Kopili Fault Zone. The fault zone is located closer to Himalayan Frontal Thrust (HFT). About the tremors in Assam: Recently an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Assam. Following the… Continue reading “Kopili fault Zone” – A Reason behind Assam Tremors