Category Archives: seismic activities

Hotspot Volcanoes

While most volcanoes / earthquakes occur along plate boundaries, there are exceptions. For example the volcanic Hawaiian islands which can be found in the middle of the Pacific Plate are formed due to a Hotspot. Hotspots are plumes of molten … Continue reading

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Earthquakes felt in Delhi-NCR, Pakistan , Afghanistan

A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude on Richter Scale has struck parts of Pakistan and the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border in the Hindukush region.n fact there were two shocks  with some gap. The quake struck at 3.58 pm and went on for … Continue reading

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Hundreds Dead as Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan and Pakistan

A major earthquake struck a remote area of northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing more many  people there and in neighboring Pakistan, and injuring more than 1,400. Epicentre of the quake was 82 kilometers southeast of Feyzabad in a remote area … Continue reading

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7.9 Earthquake in India and Nepal

Map Epicenter: Nepal.(Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar) A Road in UP,India Tectonic Summary Seismotectonics of the Himalaya and Vicinity Seismicity in the Himalaya dominantly results from the continental collision of the India and Eurasia plates, which are converging at a relative rate of … Continue reading

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