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38 Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones, Rules not Enforced in India: NGO

Indiaspend.org, a data-driven, non-profit, public-interest journalism platform said at least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60% of the Indian subcontinent is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India’s hastily-built cities which are prone to damage from earthquakes. The earthquake that devastated Nepal on Saturday and jolted northern India, damaging buildings ...

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California Hit by 6 Magnitude Earthquake After Midnight; 100 Injured, Buildings Damaged, Water Pipelines Broken

California region was hit by a massive earthquake measuring 6 magnitude on Richter scale at 3:30 am on Sunday morning, injuring about 100 residents, igniting fires and damaging many buildings in the vicinity of Napa area, said initial reports. Many residents were jolted out of their sleep and forced to rush on to the streets, said witnesses. The earthquake struck ...

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