An earthquake of an alarming 5.2 magnitude jolted certain parts of Bangladesh around 9:35 am on December 2, 2023. While it may not be possible to accurately predict earthquakes, you can stay aware about ongoing earthquakes using your phone by enabling 'earthquake alerts' in your phone's settings. Here is how you can turn on the feature.
Are we planning our cities, buildings, and infrastructure in a way that would make the capital safe for our lives and properties?
One of the well-researched probabilistic earthquake predictions was issued for San Francisco Bay area in the USA last year. The prediction stated that in the next 30 years,
Nepal's ethnic minorities have rejected a constitutional amendment, dashing hopes of an end to a political crisis that has led to fuel shortages and hampered deliveries of relief materials to survivors of last year's earthquakes.
Indian Union home ministry's disaster management experts warn of a bigger catastrophe, earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.2 or greater on the Richter scale which may hit the already ruptured Himalayan region, reports The Times of India.
There are many quakes that rock us on a daily basis. As a nation, we are hardly allowed to be at ease.
There are some key elements to keep in mind during earthquake for safety.
Giant rocks stacked in seemingly gravity-defying poses could indicate that earthquakes on the San Andreas Fault can jump to another major fault in Southern California, which in turn could affect the severity of quakes in the region and how the state prepares for future temblors.