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Latur Earthquake, 1993

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Date- 30 September 1993

Place- Latur (Maharashtra)


About the Latur Earthquake:-

The Latur Earthquake was come on 30 September at 3:56 am. Maharashtra was mainly affected by this earthquake. The capacity of earthquake was 6.2 on the moment magnitude scale.  10000 people were died by the earthquake and 30,000 people were injured. The earthquake's hypocentre was around 10 km deep – relatively shallow – allowing shock waves to cause more damage.

 

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By this earthquake about 35 villages were completely devastated and another 730 villages were damaged. Many roads were damage by the earthquake.  The sleeping villagers of Latur and nearby areas had no warning and many of them were crushed to death under the debris of their houses which collapsed as a result of the quake.

 

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