Bangladesh earthquake list

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- Moderate but shallow earthquake shakes millions of people in the greater Dhaka area, Bangladesh (March 18, 2012)

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: M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Bangladesh time = UTC +6
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Apr 27 12:35 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Jhapa, Nepal - so much suffering... we all in this city were afraid.... we were in evry trouble but now we are safe..
  • Muktinath, Nepal - Just felt another big jolt. Shorter than yesterday. The whole lodge shook for a few seconds.
  • Bihar Sharif, Nepal - main bahut dari hui hun maine three times shock ko felt kiya. mere ghar me ek tree haijo bahut shake kar raha tha. main bahut dari hui hun.
  • Bihar Sharif, India - i was studying certainly i saw that my table is shaking then i saw at frames they were also shaking and after an hour again i felt the same and today on 26 april i again felt the shock some cracks have also took on the wall and a papaya tree in the open space of my house also fall.i am so frightened......
  • Dinajpur, Bangladesh - Oh my god! I just servive myself....
  • Unnao, India - Kch so so ja Co du an an
  • Butwal, Nepal - Here was huge shake due to earthquake.But nothing hapenned to me,my family and our house.I was feeling danger because I was in upper floor and I went down to ground floor and then to a ploating near my house.After that we stopped outside for 20 mins but there was no shaking after that I went inside the house and I was watching tv and again another time there was shaking.After that we didn't went inside house for 2 hours and there was no huge shaking.At night after eating rice we slept on baranda
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - Yesterday [April 26,2015] I was working on my laptop and at around 1 PM my chair very weakly was shaking for about 3-4 seconds then I checked the TV news and confirmed that it was another earthquake.
  • Gorakhpur, India - In my life, First time I saw that type of Earthquake. Just I was stand for discussion with my wife for planning to go to school of my son, and felt house is moving / Shaking and i saw in Mirror and found that some weakness in my body. but after some time everyone were shouting, then myself and my wife moved out from house. My kids were in the school, we went to school and picked the kids. From last 3 days I could not sleep carefully. I always pray from God. We should pray for Nepal also. In my l
  • Varanasi, India - I was on my home watching tv with my friend then suddenly i saw my tv is falling then i felt that someone is pusing my bed it was the time when my heart beats start beating very fast i ran to out i observe that lot of people were there and shuotin for the earthquake it was the firdt fear i felt very much for the first time in my present life
  • Bhairahawa, Nepal - slightly cracks on pillar, floor & wall of my house. During earthquake we all felt well shaky like we r floating on boat.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal - i can't explain how my house dancing here and there....
  • Kolkata, India - I felt the shock .. We were at office but soon after the EQ we left and gathered near garden .. Pray for everyone's safe and peaceful life ..
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - I got asleep by 12.00 am night, suddenly I awakened due to a minor tremor jolted my wife, she immediately knocked me and I also felt the same
  • Paro, Bhutan - buildings rattled
  • Phuntsholing - we felt the shaking just 15 min befo,27/4/2015... we are so disturbed
  • Dinajpur, Bangladesh - at 6:45 pm in Bangladeshi time, I felt Earthquake . 1 sec stay then everything normal .
  • Rajshahi, Bangladesh - No damage done in this area. People are in fear.
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - I just finished praying Maghrib when I felt three or four firm movements.
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - it was around 1.15 pm and also around 6.45 pm...i was in the doctor chamber with my kid to checkup than suddenly i felt headache and chair was shaking for 3 to 5 secs.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal - felt the shaking everything was shaking run to a clear space till then it was gone.
  • kathmandu - my wall in front of my house fell down and the tower of nepal medical college damaged and has a big crack and my house also has cracks and other people's houses as well ,,,,,,
  • Wangdue - we are at office,,,sudden shake of my 54 weight loaded chair made me feel it was EQ and ran away within no second,,,by the time all gathered and remain 15 min outside,,,,,,
  • Dhaka - i was sitting on a chair. suddenly lights and fans were started moving! i felt like my head is spinning and swinging! i observed photo frames on my table vibrating! i immediately ran out of the building and stand to a safe side of the road! but there were no damage. it was really scary.
  • Dhaka - One Building about 20 story tilted and leaned against the other building in Kemal Atattuk in Dhaka. Two people died after wall collapses in Bogra
  • GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Apr 27 12:35 5.0 21 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Near The Coast Of Bangladesh Apr 08 01:43 4.6 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sarankhola, Bangladesh Apr 08 01:43 4.6 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Bangladesh Apr 08 01:43 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Jan 15 01:33 4.2 55 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Dec 21 05:38 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Jul 22 23:35 4.0 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Jul 22 22:58 4.6 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Jul 22 22:58 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS India-bangladesh Border Region Jul 22 22:58 4.2 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    ER Just In : Earthquake In Bangladesh? Felt It? May 21 17:02 0.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Dec 04 13:05 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Arikha, Chukha - Arikha, Chukha: We felt shaking at 07.03 PM for about a second or two.
  • GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Dec 04 13:05 4.8 23 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • alipurduar - after 24 hours is another earthquake hapening.it was strong earthquake filling us.yesterday almost sametime earthquake happen.but very weak shakig.two day its strong shaking.
  • dagana - i felt earthquake at around 1919 local time
  • Jaigaon - There were definitely tremors! Sudden strong shaking for more than a second...
  • siliguri - felt light shaking
  • Thimphu - I am from Claifornia and I know an earthquake when I feel it. Weak shaking, yet earthquake qualities!!!!
  • Guwahati - at around 07:30PM
  • Dinhata - then i was on the computer, suddenly the monitor shook and the ladies from our street blow the whistles
  • USGS India-bangladesh Border Region Mar 02 01:30 5.5 37 MAP I Felt It
  • Sylhet, Bangladesh - No damage done.
  • Nagaon, Assam, India - This is a common seismic movement average magnitude in general we get in Assam- Dr. Manik Kar ( Geomorphologist )
  • Shillong - Window panes severely rattled.
  • Shillong, India - Our Building was shaking.
  • Guwahati - Have felt a few earlier. This time windows did not rattle as in some previous ones.
  • NIT Silchar, Assam - No damages...
  • Aizawl, Mizoram - very weak shaking
  • Sylhet Town - Friends in the same neighborhood reported moderate to strong shaking, but I guess their building designs were different.
  • Guwahati - It was shaking . I was asleep and woke up
  • Pune - Me and my wife had some shaky feeling at that time but there was no news on TV which made us in doubt however next day I googled about the earthquake, reports confirmed.
  • GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Mar 02 01:30 5.2 56 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Mar 02 01:30 5.4 41 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Feb 19 21:05 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Feb 19 21:05 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS India-bangladesh Border Region Feb 19 21:05 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS India-bangladesh Border Region Dec 30 08:16 4.3 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON India-bangladesh Border Region Nov 25 06:01 4.5 27 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC India-bangladesh Border Region Mar 27 23:40 5.0 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Bangladesh Mar 18 02:56 4.7 80 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Bangladesh Mar 18 02:56 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - 8:58 am fairly short sudden jolt
  • Dhaka, Banani, Bangladesh - Moderate shaking indicated
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - 18 March 2012 8:50am Bangladesh time; picture frames on wall and refrigerator moved. We are on the 5th floor of an apartment building
  • Gulshan 1 , Dhaka - One small jolt followed by strong shaking about 15 seconds later
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - Moderate shaking indicated
  • Dhaka - Strong shaking indicated
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - There was about five seconds of shaking in the six story 12 unit apartment compound in Baridhara
  • Dhaka - Moderate shaking indicated
  • Bangladesh - Moderate shaking indicated
  • Dhaka - It came in two part, first shake felt strong, second much stronger. We evacuated our office immediately, and are continuing work at the moment. There is no such thing in Dhaka as go home after a serious earthquake!
  • Dhaka - The earthquake was first a small series of vibration at 5-7 Hz that I felt while laying down, slightly growing in intensity until a second later a stronger swaying feeling came at which point I stand up, but it had already ended. (source EMSC)
  • Dhaka - I woke up from sleep and noticed my bed was shaking, the windows were shaking also
  • Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh - Moderate shaking indicated
  • Dhaka, Dhanmondi - I got up from the sleep as my bed was shaking a little bit.
  • Dhaka, Uttara sector 4 rd 3 - New it was an earthquake by the rolling and shaking-- few things moved in apartment--building groaned a bit
  • Dhaka - It wake me up. I was confused. But when I saw water vibrating inside the water filter, I got confirmed.
  • Dhaka - Light shaking indicated
  • Dhaka Faramgate - I feel like someone give me a pull from the under of my chair. When i was working online. I thought my chair broke down some how. but my dad and little bro wake up and tell me that they felt it too, and my dad was fall down from his bed.
  • James Daniell CATDAT India, Nepal, China, Bhutan, Bangladesh Sep 18 07:00 6.9 20 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh Jul 26 07:00 5.6 35 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh, India May 08 07:00 5.9 32 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh Jun 12 07:00 5.8 9 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh Feb 06 08:00 5.8 30 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh Myanmar May 12 07:00 5.9 40 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh, India, China, Bhutan Jul 02 08:00 7.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh Sep 09 08:00 7.0 35 MAP I Felt It
    James Daniell CATDAT Bangladesh, India, China, Bhutan Jul 08 07:00 7.1 60 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
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    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
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    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
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    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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