Earthquake tremors once again in Nepal
Nepal has once again felt the tremors. Its center is said to be 161 km away from the capital Kathmandu. Its intensity was measured at 4.3 on the Richter scale. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. Let us tell you, the last earthquake in Afghanistan on 22 June was devastating. A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the area. There were scenes of devastation all around.
According to Afghan officials, at least 1,000 people have died in the quake so far. This figure is increasing continuously. At the same time, more than 1500 people are reported to be injured. Officials said hundreds of homes were also destroyed by the quake.
earthquake in karnataka
According to the disaster management officer, the earthquake was felt in and around Hassan district of Karnataka. It measured 3.4 on the Richter scale.
Know why earthquakes happen?
Earth is made up of four main layers. Inner core, outer core, cover and layer. The crust and upper mantle core are called the lithosphere. This layer, 50 km thick, is divided into several sections. known as tectonic plates. These tectonic plates keep on vibrating in their place and when these plates vibrate a lot, an earthquake is felt.
What do the epicenter and magnitude of an earthquake mean?
However, the epicenter of the earthquake was reported to be below the Earth’s surface; The impact of earthquakes is high in or near this area. If an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater on the Richter scale occurs, the tremors are more powerful within a radius of about 40 km.