Why do earthquakes occur again and again in Nepal?
Nepal Earthquake: The powerful earthquake that occurred in Nepal on Friday night shook the entire North India including Delhi-NCR. The epicenter of the earthquake was Lamidanda area of Jajarkot, Nepal. Due to this earthquake, there has been huge damage in Jajarkot. More than 60 people have died, hundreds of people have been injured. Many houses were razed to the ground.
This is not the first time that an earthquake has caused devastation in Nepal. Earthquakes have occurred in Nepal three times in the last one month and many times before that too. Whenever there is an earthquake in Nepal, it definitely affects Delhi-NCR and the entire North India. In such a situation, let us try to know why earthquakes occur again and again in Nepal?
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Actually, Nepal is in that dangerous zone of the world, which is called the most active tectonic zone. Seismic activity has been recorded several times in this part. This is the reason why it is the area most at risk for natural disasters like earthquakes. In Nepal, alerts are issued from time to time when the situation worsens and in many reports it has been described as a risk zone.
22 districts of Nepal are in risk zone
According to the research report of IIT Kanpur, 22 districts of Nepal are in the highest risk zone of earthquake. Bajhang district is also included in this. There are alarm bells in the area around this district of Nepal. According to geologists, it has happened many times that the impact of the earthquake that occurred here has been felt till North India. However, no major impact has been seen so far. No damage has been observed, but due to geographical location, North India has not remained untouched by the earthquakes occurring there.
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