Prelimary Report on the Main Shock of the Bhuj Event, January 26, 2001, from the Geological Survey of IndiaEntry ID: GSI_BHUJ_EARTHQUAKE
Abstract: [from http://www.gsi.gov.in/quake.htm]
A devastating earthquake struck the Bhuj area of the Gujarat State of
India in the morning of January 26, 2001 while the entire country was
celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Republic Day of India. Loss of
human life in thousands and extensive damage to property have been
GSI's broad band Seismic Observatory at Jabalpur recorded the main
... shock of the devastating earthquake on 26.1.2001 at 08.46 hours. A
number of the aftershocks are continuously being recorded and analysed.
Extensive macro seismic surveys are initiated under the leadership of
Shri Pravash Pandey, Director of Earthquake Study Unit who, along with
nine others, have reached the affected area.
Thirty seven officers including 27 Geologists and 10 Geophysicists
have been mobilised for carrying out investigations. A team comprising
eight officers have been deployed in the epicentre area around Bhuj.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Geological Survey of India (GSI)
Dataset Title: PRELIMINARY REPORT (MAIN SHOCK), BHUJ EVENT DATED (26.1.2001)
Dataset Publisher: GSI
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: TextOnline Resource: http://www.gsi.gov.in/vujquak1.htm
Start Date: 2001-01-26Stop Date: 2001-01-26
Quality [from http://www.gsi.gov.in/vujquak1.htm
The parameters computed are for the events with clear phases. They are
tentative and are subject to modification. This is because the
calculations are based on single station data.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-04-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-30