Konya earthquake of December 1967

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Earthquakes -- India -- Maharashtra (S


India, Maharashtra (S

Statementby A. N. Tandon & H. M. Chaudhury.
SeriesIndia Meteorological Dept. Scientific report, no. 59
ContributionsChaudhury, H. M., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQE537.2.I4 T36
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL28126M
LC Control Numbersa 68020666

The Koynanagar earthquake occurred near Koynanagar town in Maharashtra, India on 11 December local magnitude shock hit with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe).It occurred near the site of Koyna dam, raising questions about induced seismicity, and claimed at least lives and injured over 2,Areas affected: India.

A magnitude earthquake struck Gjirokaster County, Albania on February 9 at a depth of km. 77 homes were destroyed.; A magnitude earthquake struck Caqueta Department, Colombia on February 9 at a depth of km. The shock had a maximum intensity of VIII (Severe).

98 people were killed and $20 million ( rate) in property damage was est: offshore Vargas (state). The effect of the earthquake on the dam has been described in Konya earthquake of December 1967 book paper by G.

Berg et al., The Koyna, India Earthquakes, Proceedings of the Fifth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile,and also in UNESCO Report of the Committee of Experts on Koyna Earthquake of DecemNew Delhi, Behavior of Koyna Dam—Dec.

11, Earthquake. There was a severe earthquake at the Konya earthquake of December 1967 book Dam on Decemwith its epicenter very close to the dam site. The higher monoliths of the dam suffered significant damage during the earthquake. In order to corroborate the observed behavior of the dam with its behavior anticipated theoretically, the highest monolith of the dam has been Cited by: 4.

The earthquake activity, which began inhas so far seen more than episodes of 4+ magnitude, and 22 episodes of 5+ magnitude. The biggest, of. Koyna (India) Earthquake Archive: 12/10 UTC N E 4km Ms=, Koyna, India. The death toll of this earthquake was about It was named "The Koyna Earthquake" because it occurred near the Koyna dam, and it is one of the mostly extensively studied induced earthquakes.

The earthquake severely damaged the city of Tralles (modern Aydın) and the island of Kos; See Anatolia Earthquake: Decem just before midnight Constantinople: n/a X (Intense) Constantinople was "almost completely razed to the ground" by the earthquake. see Constantinople earthquake: Cilicia, Anatolia: On Novema strong earthquake of magnitude M = struck the Dibra region, eastern Albania, causing considerable loss of human life and grave material damage both in the territory of Albania and that of Yugoslavia.

The object of this study is to describe the effects of this earthquake on landscape and buildings, as well as to define its macroseismic by: Abstract On Novema strong earthquake of magnitude M = struck the Dibra region, eastern Albania, causing considerable loss of human life and grave material damage both in the territory of Albania and that of Yugoslavia.

Box Seismic activity in Koyna region * Koyna dam of TMC capacity was constructed in and an earthquake occurred on Decem * Since then, by Decemberas many as 1,19, Download Limit Exceeded You have exceeded your daily download allowance.

This is a list of earthquakes in Only magnitude or greater earthquakes appear on the list. Lower magnitude events are included if they have caused death, injury or damage. Events which occurred in remote areas will be excluded from the list as they wouldn't have generated significant media est: offshore Agadir, Morocco (Magnitude.

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What happened on Octo Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from or search by date, day or keyword. By- Arun Bapat The Koyna earthquake in Maharashtra took a death toll of about people on this day 50 years ago.

Though the earthquake caused only minor damage to the Koyna dam and some houses. Seismic activity during –68 was most intense when globally, the largest reservoir induced earthquake occurred on 10 December, Other years of intense seismic activity are and Two major earthquakes occurred in the last 2 months of the year.

A magnitude earthquake struck San Juan Province, Argentina, on Novem causing fatalities and damage. The second major earthquake was a magnitude in the Bonin Islands region, an unpopulated area.

On Decem Iran experienced a destructive earthquake, which killed over Association of earthquakes with dams and reservoirs has been reported in several cases worldwide.

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The Koyna region in western India is one such famous example where earthquakes continue to occur even after 50 years of reservoir impoundment and after the Koyna earthquake (M ), the largest reported earthquake associated with a analyzed the seismicity data from January Cited by: earthquake of Decem (Patil et al., ) Continued seismicity following impoundment is a unique seismo-tectonic feature not usually found elsewhere in the world.

Deep-seated Tectonics The existence of three major structural features in the form of Son File Size: KB. Koyna Earthquake. EMS Shaking Effects: 1: Not Felt: Weak: 4: Largely Observed: 5: Strong: 6: Slightly Damaging: 7: Damaging: 8: Heavily Damaging: 9: Destructive: 10+ Very Destructive: Reproduction of this map elsewhere, either in print or electronic form including WWW links is permitted.

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– Apollo 8 is launched. - The UN adopts the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. - John Wayne Gacy is arrested for the killings of 33 boys and. curred in Konya city on 10–11 September at a depth of and km, respectively.

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These earthquakes occurred on the Konya Fault Zone approximately 8km northwest from downtown, a sparsely populated area in the Sille District.

By 30 September, over 80 aftershocks measuring or higher magnitude had been recorded by the Bogazic¸i Univer-˘. The last 2 months of the year were quite active, seismically speaking. Damaging earthquakes were expereinced in Indonesia, including Java, Sumatra, and Bali, and in Greece, Iran, and the Fiji Islands.

Colombia expereinced two earthquakes; the most destructive was a magnitude on December 12 that killed people. In the United States, many earthquakes occurred, but none caused significant.

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