Strong earthquake shakes Ankara, Turkey: magnitude 6 on the Richter scale

Ankara, New Delhi: The intensity of 7.3 on the Richter scale was recorded in a strong tremor in the Solomon Islands in the South Central Pacific Ocean. That’s why ‘Tsunami’ was also warned. Earlier, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake was recorded in Cianjur, Java, Indonesia. Earthquake tremors were felt in Ladakh and Kargil and Arunachal Pradesh […]
 


Strong earthquake shakes Ankara, Turkey: magnitude 6 on the Richter scale

Ankara, New Delhi: The intensity of 7.3 on the Richter scale was recorded in a strong tremor in the Solomon Islands in the South Central Pacific Ocean. That’s why ‘Tsunami’ was also warned. Earlier, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake was recorded in Cianjur, Java, Indonesia. Earthquake tremors were felt in Ladakh and Kargil and Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. Its magnitude was 4.3. At the same time, strong tremors of earthquake were also felt in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Wednesday morning.

According to Turkey’s National Center for Seismology, it is 186 km from Ankara. Strong tremors were recorded in the north-west at 4.08 am local time, whose intensity was recorded at 6.00 on the Richter scale.

According to the information received, there is no news of any loss of life or property, but considering the intensity of the earthquake, there is a strong possibility of loss of life and property.

The epicenter of the quake was 10 km below ground in Dudaro province in the northwest, the official agency said. Therefore, the tremors of the earthquake were also felt in Istanbul (Constantinople), which is located to the northeast of the Bosphorus Strait. Starting from North West. Ankara and the surrounding areas were shaken.

Significantly, 23 years ago in 1999, there was a severe earthquake in this area of ​​Turkey, whose intensity was measured at 7.2.

Earthquake tremors were also felt in Basar in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday morning. Its intensity was recorded at 3.8 on the Richter scale. According to the available information, this morning at around 7.01 minutes, 58 km from Basar in Arunachal Pradesh. The epicenter was in the far northwest. Its depth is 10 km below the ground. it turns out.

Meanwhile, it has been officially reported that 268 people have died in the earthquake in Indonesia. Still 151 people are missing.

Thus, starting from the Solomon Islands, the stream is burning and reaching Istanbul. Earthquake tremors were also felt in Leh and Kargil on Tuesday. Its intensity was recorded at 3 on the Richter scale.

Significantly, earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 4 on the Richter scale cause damage and kutcha houses collapse with a magnitude of 6. Cracks appear in the walls of brick houses. Intensities above 8 cause destruction. The rhythm also sinks. Even strong buildings collapse and in earthquakes of magnitude 9 or more, even standing in the field makes the ground shake.

The intensity of an earthquake is terrible. Man is helpless in front of it. Storm forecast can be obtained from satellite images. But it is not known where the tectonic plates will collide. This is the main cause of earthquake.