Earthquake today: Earthquake in Assam, 4.1 in Guwahati, panic among the people
Earthquake shakes Assam today The tremors were felt in Assam this afternoon. The quake measured 4.1 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was reported at Guwahati, according to the National Center for Seismology. The tremors were felt around one o’clock in the afternoon. No damage has been reported from the tremors so far. Importantly, for the last two days, tremors have been felt in the state of Rajasthan. The tremors were felt in Jalore, Jodhpur and Sarwahi districts of western Rajasthan, especially in Jodhpur division today. A magnitude 4.6 earthquake shook Jalore in Rajasthan between Friday and Saturday night, according to the National Center for Seismology. However, no damage was reported from the quake.
On the other hand, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a system that not only provides early warning of earthquakes but also a lead time of about 30 seconds to two minutes between destructive waves hitting the ground. Gives. Can also be found. This period may seem short, but it can be enough for many measures that can save countless lives.
These include measures such as shutting down nuclear reactors and transport services such as shutting down subways and closing elevators or elevators that can help reduce the loss of life and property in the event of an earthquake. Are The research was conducted by Prof. Arun K, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras. Led by Tangirala. Among the researchers is Kanchan Agrawal, a PhD researcher at IIT Madras. His study is published in the research journal Plus One.