Nature: Gujarat Earthquake:India 2001

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Nature: Gujarat Earthquake:India 2001 Gender: N/A
born on 26 January 2001 at 08:50 (= 08:50 AM )
Place Ahmedabad, India, 23n02, 72e37
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Timed documented source, news
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°14' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 23°25 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 01°20'

Nature: Gujarat Earthquake:India 2001 (Gabriel N)
photo: Gabriel N, license gfdl


Indian earthquake, 7.9 Richter, which struck at the time that many cities were beginning celebrations for India's 51st Republic day, commemorating the adoption of the country's constitution. The violent quake epicentered near Bhuj as the largest city (4 million) of Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujurat in North West India near the Pakistani border. Officials estimate as many as 6,000 dead and 14,000 injured in this quake, the strongest to strike the county in 50 years and felt as far as 1,200 miles away.

Within a few days the death toll reached some 12,000 with some estimates going higher.

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  • Mundane : Earthquake 26 January 2001 at 08:50 AM in Ahmedabad, India
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

LMR quotes news the following day. (Beth Koch has 8:46 AM from her news sources.)


  • Mundane : Disasters : Natural Disasters (Earthquake 7.9)