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Top 10 most risky cities in India for Earthquake

Posted On 2016-02-08

Top 10 most risky cities in India for Earthquake

The Indian subcontinent has had its share of earthquakes. From mild, to moderate and to devastating ones, Earthquakes happen every year in India. One of the reasons why this happens is because there is a tectonic shift of the Indian plate at a rate of forty seven millimeters a year. As per geologists, more than half the land mass of the Indian subcontinent is prone to Earthquakes.

 

Top ten earthquake prone cities in India

 

The following are the top ten cities where the probability of an Earthquake happening is more.

 

1. Guwahati - Assam

2. Srinagar - Jammu and Kashmir

3. Delhi

4. Mumbai - Maharashtra

5. Chennai - Tamilnadu

6. Pune - Maharashtra

7. Kochi - Kerala


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