What are the least earthquake prone areas in India?

Answer

The places which fall in Zone 2 seismicity are least vulnerable or safest from hazards of earthquakes.

List of places in Zone 2.

• Ajmer, Kota, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur in Rajasthan

• Allahabad, Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh

• Aurangabad, Nagpur in Maharashtra

• Bangalore, Mysore, Chitradurga, Gulbarga in Karnataka

• Bhilai, Raipur in Chhattisgarh

• Bhopal, Sironj in Madhya Pradesh

• Kurnool, Nagarjunasagar, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

• Madurai, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu

• Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

• Pondicherry

• Rourkela, Orissa

Reference: National Disaster Management Plan, “Annexure-II: Hazard Vulnerability Maps for India” retrieved from the web on 4th April 2018

Best Current Affairs, "Seismic Zones in India" retrieved from the web on 4th April 2018

Updated on April 12, 2018

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