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  • Nature

    When Earth Shakes

    Yesterday, tremors of yet another quake were felt in our part of Earth. I feel like sharing this information with all the readers. You can also visit  https://in.news.yahoo.com/understanding-quake, for more information. Monday’s powerful tremors in North India came almost exactly six months after the April 25 Nepal earthquake that killed nearly 10,000 — over a 100 of them in India. The epicentre of that quake was closer to India than northeastern Afghanistan, where Monday’s quake was centred. Monday’s quake was measured 7.5 on the Richter scale — Nepal was 7.8 — and the extent of death and destruction appears to have been far less. Depth matters The seismic focus of Monday’s…