Nation Current Affairs 23 Oct 2017 Hyderabad: Borabanda ...

Hyderabad: Borabanda experiences 16 microquakes, panic prevails in the area

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | ANUSHA PUPPALA
Published Oct 23, 2017, 1:13 am IST
Updated Oct 23, 2017, 1:13 am IST
The NGRI installed two more seismographs in the area on Sunday.
The residents of Borabanda, who were woken by the tremors in the early hours of Saturday, offer special prayers at Bharathnagar on Sunday. (Photo: DC)
 The residents of Borabanda, who were woken by the tremors in the early hours of Saturday, offer special prayers at Bharathnagar on Sunday. (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: As many as 16 microearthquakes were recorded in Borabanda between 6.30 pm on Saturday and 8 am on Sunday, according to the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI). Scientists said the magnitude of the earthquakes were extremely small.

More microearthquakes are expected as the area is still under stress. The NGRI installed two more seismographs in the area on Sunday,  in addition to the two on Saturday, to to study seismic activity. 

 

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