National Centre for Seismology launches ‘India Quake’ – An App for Earthquake Parameter Dissemination

Posted on:28 Jul 2017 12:07:31
National Centre for Seismology launches ‘India Quake’ – An App for Earthquake Parameter Dissemination
28 July 2017 Current Affairs: Union Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change Dr Harshvardhan launched an app “India Quake” on the occasion of Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences in New Delhi.

National Centre for Seismology (NCS) operates a national seismological network with 84 stations. These stations are connected to NCS headquarter through VSAT for real time data communication. 

In the event of an earthquake, NCS locates them using data from its network and disseminate earthquake parameters to all the concerned government department and other stake holders through SMS, email and fax.

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