The team is now gearing up for a mission involving the deployment of OBS in Andaman Sea to understand the genesis of earthquake swarms that have been occurring frequently in this region since 2004.
For context, the Morocco earthquake was equivalent to detonating 30 nuclear bombs, similar to those dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, according to Bill McGuire, professor at University College London.
Earlier, on September 4, an earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Fayzabad.
The 6.8-magnitude quake struck the Atlas mountains late Friday southwest of the tourist centre of Marrakesh.
Amid the debris, civilian rescuers and members of Morocco's armed forces searched for survivors and the bodies of the dead.
Television channels broadcast aerial images showing entire villages of clay houses in the Al-Haouz region completely destroyed.
People in the poor rural community about 45 kilometres northeast of the quake epicentre live in homes made of clay brick and cinder block, many of which are no longer standing or safe to inhabit.
The 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit late Friday killed at least 820 people and injured 329 others, including 51 in critical condition, according to Moroccan authorities.
The 6.8-magnitude quake struck a mountainous area 72 kilometres (45 miles) southwest of tourist hotspot Marrakesh at 11:11 pm (2211 GMT) Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.
Modi began his opening remarks at the G20 summit by offering condolences to those affected by the tragedy.
Morocco’s Interior Ministry said early Saturday that at least 296 people had died, mostly in Marrakech and five provinces near the quake's epicenter. Another 153 people were sent to hospitals.
The concentration of 10 ‘sizable’ earthquakes in a 24-hour period has drawn the attention of scientists and local authorities, according to the Canarian Weekly.
According to Warangal district administration officials, no information has been received so far about damage to property or loss of life due to the earthquake.
No major damage was reported, but one woman died after jumping from a building, and Bogota's mayor noted "reports of people trapped in elevators and other minor events."
Kolhapur is located in western Maharashtra, about 375 km from Mumbai.
The earthquake took place at 8.19 pm, and the location was 49 km south-east of Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya, the National Center for Seismology said.
The quake caused 126 homes to collapse and 21 people were injured, government broadcaster China Central Television and other news outlets reported.
The dark-haired baby Afraa survived 10 hours under the rubble after the Feb. 6 earthquake crushed to death her parents and four siblings in the northern Syrian town of Jinderis.
The magnitude 5.5 quake occurred near the city of Dezhou causing 126 homes to collapse, leaving 21 people injured.
The depth of the quake was 196 kilometres and the tremor was felt in Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and other cities.