Hyderabad News: An earthquake of magnitude around 4.0 on the Richter’s scale came in notice near Hyderabad on Monday, said the officials of National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
As per the NCS, the earthquake took place at around 5 am. Reports say that it occurred in the forest area in Nagarkurnool, which is around 156 km away from Hyderabad.
The focal point of the quake lay in Andhra Pradesh, 156 kilometers South of Hyderabad at a depth of 10 kilometers, said the NCS.
A quake of magnitude 4.0 happened around 5 am earlier today, 156 kilometers South of Hyderabad at a depth of 10 kilometers, it said.
No death toll or harm to the property occurred because of the earthquake.
Why do earthquake occur?
A seismic tremor is a characteristic phenomenon that shakes the outside of the earth because of the unexpected arrival of energy in the lithosphere.
Its place of starting crack is called Hypocenter while the point on a superficial level precisely over the hypocenter is known as the focal point.
While structural quakes can happen at any area all throughout the planet, most of the huge tremors around 80% happen at the circum-Pacific seismic belt found along the edge of the Pacific Ocean.
Two different areas consistently showing tremors incorporate the Alpidem belt, stretching out along the southern edge of Eurasia through the Himalayan Mountains, Sumatra, and Java; and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge running along the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.
“Deep earth drilling” is a casual term for pressure driven cracking, an interaction used to build the progression of oil or gas to a creation well.
It includes the infusion of enormous volumes of water, sand, and synthetic substances under high tension into a bedrock development to make new cracks in the stone or increment the size, degree, and availability of existing breaks, prompting greater penetrability.
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