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The Indian subcontinent has a history of devastating earthquakes.Generally, the areas having trap or basaltic rock are prone to earthquakes. five seismic zones of India. There are five seismic zones in India, zone 1 being the secure place and zone 5 being the earth quake prone area.On the basis of the intensities or the destructiveness of the earthquakes a map of India has been published by the Meteorological Department.Over 58.6 per cent of land in India is highly vulnerable to earthquakes and 38 cities fall under moderate to high risk seismic zones.ndia being a large landmass is particularly prone to earthquakes. TheIndian subcontinent is divided into five seismic zones with respect to the severity.A list of 22 towns in earthquake prone areas of UP has been prepared and the Town and Country Planning department has already identified.
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Earthquake prone zones are zones which are prone to more frequent earthquake and other tectonic activity.
Some examples of earthquake prone zones are California, Hong Kong, Southern India, Tokyo, and North of Hawaii.
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