Active Tectonics and Paleoseismology Lab

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

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Active fault trace on the right bank of Kaswali River, East of Lodai village. The fault has displaced fan surface resulting into north facing fault scarp. Veiw looking south.

Active fault displacing and warping the alluvial fan surface of Jawaharnagar. View looking south

E-W trending active fault trace (?) cutting through the colluvial debris in the peidmont zone along the Katrol hill range north of Hamadra talai.

Eastern extension of active fault trace aligned along the range front at Satpura Dungar cutting colluvial debris near Ler village.

Expression flat rocky surface with thin colluvial material cover showing sharp straight contact with the alluvial, view looking to the south. The location between Ler and Ratnal.

Aerial veiw of damage at Anjar. Note only the centre of the town is affected by the earthquake

Alampana fort after earthquake

View of the collapsed reinforced concrete building tilted during the earthquake

Aerial view of destruction at Bhachau

Liquefaction associated with lateral spreading resulting in the formation of depression of 1-1.5m in diameter. Location at Budharmora

Lateral spreading resulted in the development of sub parallel extensional cracks or normal faults with downthrow due to north.

N-S striking extension surface cracks at Umedpur in Banni plains.

Andaman Island

Aerial-view-Subsided-Sippyghat area due to 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake-Roads were elevated to avoid submergence

Uplift of west coast by 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake

Inundation due to subsidence around Port Blair 2004

Dhauldhar Range and Kangra Valley

Kangra valley fault scarp

Emerged corals at North Reef Island

Boat ride at Andaman and Nicobar

Educating Tribes of Andaman


Trenching across Kachchh Mainland Fault at Jhura.

Educating Students

Sea-notches indicative of past sea-level along Andaman Island

Coral microatolls emerge due to upliftment after earthquake

Sea Notch

Devastation by 2004 tsunami at Car Nicobar

Coral microatoll

Uplift of west coast in South-Middle Andaman by 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake