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India : Earthquake : 2001/01/26
GLIDE: EQ-2001-000033-IND  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2001/01/26
Country
   or
District
India
Name Earthquake
Outline A severe earthquake of magnitude 6.9 occurred at Bhuj 580 miles south west of NewDelhi, India. The number of the dead is16,487, and people injured is 146,713 persons. 269,382 houses was destroyed, 544,532 was damaged.(9 February 2001)

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Government of India Situation Report(18:00, 11 February, 2001)
Number of persons Total: Dead 16,927 / Injured 166,836 Bhuj : Dead 15,361 / Injured 136,048

Government of India Situation Report(09:00, 10 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,487 / Injured 146,751
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,975


Government of India Situation Report(18:00, 09 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,487 / Injured 146,751
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,975
Damages :
Personal Properties Rs. 387 crore
Household Properties Rs. 11195 crore
Public Utilities Rs. 600 crore
Public Infrastructure & Amenities Rs. 1080 crore
Industrial establishment Rs. 5000 crore
Commercial establishment Rs. 3000 crore
Total estimated loss of damage Rs. 20,875 crore

Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 09 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,487 / Injured 146,713
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,940


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 08 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,487 / Injured 146,713
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,940
Damages :
Industrial & Commercial estt.: Rs. 8000 crore
Houses & belongings: Rs.11000 crore
Public buildings: Rs. 1875 crore
Total estimated loss of damage: Rs. 20,875 crore


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 08 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,488 / Injured 146,713
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,940


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 07 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,484 / Injured 146,713
Bhuj: Dead 14,930 / Injured 115,940
Houses Damaged: 300,667(Pucca),14,680 (Kachcha)
& 9185 (huts)
Houses Destroyed: 145,353 (Pucca),110,386(Kachcha)
&13,643 (huts)
For relief and Estimated loss of Property: Rs. 13,500 Crores
Damage to Private property: Rs. 6,000 Crores
Damage to Public property: Rs. 1,000 Crores
Damage to School buildings: Rs. 147 crores
Damage to Utilities: Rs. 1,000 Crores
(Power, water & industry)
Impact on trade & Industry: Rs. 2000 Crores

Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 07 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,480 / Injured 144,927
Bhuj: Dead 14,927 / Injured 115,940


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 06 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,480 / Injured 68,478
Bhuj: Dead 14,927 / Injured 39,765


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 06 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,480 / Injured 68,478
Bhuj: Dead 14,927 / Injured 39,765


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 05 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,459 / Injured 68,478
Bhuj: Dead 14,912 / Injured 39,765


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 05 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,459 / Injured 68,478
Bhuj: Dead 14,912 / Injured 39,765


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 04 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,403 / Injured 68,478
Bhuj: Dead 14,896 / Injured 39,765


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 04 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,404 / Injured 68,417
Bhuj: Dead 14,896 / Injured 38,500


Government of India Situation Report(20:00, 03 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 16,430 / Injured 55,573
Bhuj: Dead 14,896 / Injured 38,500
Houses Damaged: 222,345 Completely / 361,239 Partially
Estimated loss of Property: Rs. 13,500 Crores
Damage to Private property: Rs. 6000 Crores
Damage to Public property: Rs. 1000 Crores
Damage to Utilities: Rs. 1000 Crores
(power, water & industry)
Impact on trade & Industry: Rs. 2000 Crores

Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 03 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 15,076 / Injured 55,573
Bhuj: Dead 13,572 / Injured 38,500


Government of India Situation Report(22:00, 02 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 14,281 / Injured 30,529
Bhuj: Dead 12,743 / Injured 21,456


Government of India Situation Report(14:00, 02 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 14,976 / Injured 30,467※
Bhuj: Dead 13,572 / Injured 21,456

※As per telephonic report, the number of injured is 55,000. Details awaited.





Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 02 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 14,241 / Injured 61,632
Bhuj: Dead 12,743 / Injured 54,239


Government of India Situation Report(22:00, 01 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 14,239 / Injured 61,632
Bhuj: Dead 12,781 / Injured 54,239
Districts affected: Kutch, Ahmedabad,
Rajkot,Jamnagar, Surat, Surendranagar,
Banaskantha, Kheda, Bharuch, Gandhinagar,
Patan, Junagadh, Navasari, Porbandar,
Vadodara, Sabarkantha, Bhavanagar.

Worst affected districts: Kutch-Bhuj,
Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Rajkot


Government of India Situation Report(14:00, 01 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,341 / Injured 33,114
Bhuj: Dead 5,817 / Injured 24,132
Road Transport & Highways:
About 100 Km of 650 Kms of NH in the districts of Kutch, Banaskantha, Rajkot and Surendranagar being handled by State R&BD adversely affected due to cracks. Surajbari bridge affected.


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 01 February, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,341 / Injured 33,114
Bhuj: Dead 5,817 / Injured 24,132


Government of India Situation Report(22:00, 31th January, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,181 / Injured 29,685
Bhuj: Dead 5,719 / Injured 21,456


Government of India Situation Report(14:00, 31th January, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,181 / Injured 29,685
Bhuj: Dead 5,719 / Injured 21,456


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 31th January, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,181 / Injured 29,685
Bhuj: Dead 5,719 / Injured 21,456


Government of India Situation Report(22:00, 30th January, 2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 7,182 / Injured 29,682
Bhuj: Dead 5,719 / Injured 21,456
Worst affected districts: Kutch-Bhuj,Ahmedabad,Jamnagar, Rajkot
Population affected: 3.50 Crore
Cattle died: Being assessed
Houses/Huts damaged: 73142 (Survey On)
Public Properties damaged: Survey is going on
Status of Water Supply: Water supply network damagein Bhuj
Electricity Supply: Power supply disrupted
Telecommunication: Disrupted


Government of India Situation Report(22:00, 29th January,2001)
Number of persons
Total: Dead 6,444 / Injured 16,767
Bhuj: Dead 5,065 / Injured 10,925


Government of India Situation Report(08:00, 29th January,2001)
Number of persons
Total:Dead 6,287 / Injured 15,481
Bhuj: Dead 5,065 / Injured 10,925
Old Railway bridge connecting Bharuch with Bombay reported some cracks; traffic was stopped and now being resumed shortly. Bhuj, Ahmedabad city, Rajkot and Jamnagar are worst affected.
Government of India Situation Report No.10(14:00, 28. January,2001)
Total: Dead 6,072 / Injured 14,512
Bhuj : Dead 5,000 / Injured 10,000



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