List three states in India where earthquakes are more likely to strike.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

To do:

We have to list three states in India where earthquakes are more likely to strike.

Solution:

To list three states in India where earthquakes are more likely to strike, we should know the latest version of the Seismic Zone Map of India. Let us know what the latest version of the Seismic Zone Map of India says-

The latest version of the Seismic Zone Map of India prepared by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) based on historical seismicity and strong ground motions divides India into four seismic zones V, IV, III, and II.

Out of these four areas, Zone V exhibits the highest seismic risk and Zone II has the lowest risk of earthquake in India.

List of the three states where earthquakes are more likely to strike:

Three states in India are listed below where earthquakes are more likely to strike:

  1. Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Assam
  3. Gujarat
raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:14

Advertisements