Earthquake prediction Current Affairs, GK & News
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit Tajikistan on February 12, 2020. The tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh. The seismology department at first gave the epicentre as Amritsar because of software error later confirmed epicentre as Tajikistan. What is an Earthquake? Shaking of the surface of the Earth because of ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Recently, it was published in the media that Dipak Ghosh, emeritus UGC fellow, who had embedded a solid-state nuclear track detector 70cm underground beside the Faculty Club at Jadavpur University, recorded abnormal fluctuations in radon gas emission from below. This was followed by Earthquakes in Sikkim and other parts of India. Its worth note that ..
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