Nepal earthquake list – नेपाल भुकम्प सुची

Last update: August 23, 2012 at 5:37 pm by By

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Nepal
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- Earthquake in the western Nepal Himalaya – August 23, 2012

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Nepal time = UTC +5:45
लेवेल जानकारी : M = क्षमता, D= गहिराई (कि.मी), समय = UTC- नेपाली समय = UTC +5:45
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Nepal May 25 16:31 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Western Xizang May 25 10:46 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Xizang May 25 10:46 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 25 05:15 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Lamjung, Nepal May 24 21:38 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal May 24 21:38 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal-india Border Region May 24 21:38 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 24 17:30 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 24 07:10 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 24 06:01 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 24 04:53 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 24 01:21 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 23 16:41 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 23 07:29 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Burang, China May 22 19:07 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 22 19:07 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 22 13:04 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal May 22 11:45 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Ramechhap, Nepal May 22 11:45 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 22 11:45 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 22 10:59 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal May 22 10:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kirtipur, Nepal May 22 10:59 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Nepal May 22 09:00 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 21 13:45 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 21 09:11 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 21 08:26 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Hitura, Nepal May 20 09:02 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal May 20 09:02 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kathmandu - very short but quite strong
  • Sowyambhu - Very very scary
  • Kathmandu - As I was closing my eye in my office chair a sound crack'goes through in front of me.. I hurrily come out and see a lot of people were crying.. and discussing about the earthquake.it was one shot hit but so terrible. I called to my son who was studying downstair room with his friend.. it was aftershock earthquake so we go back to the home.. may 20 2015. Earthquake hit time 14:47 sonentea
  • Kathmandu - No damage
  • Kailali - I heard from my grandfather that when he was out he saw the board against him shaking he ran quickly and told us to ask to my home village and later on we came to know that really a earthquake had occured.
  • EMSC Nepal May 20 05:25 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 19 21:02 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nagarkot, Nepal May 19 10:59 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 19 10:59 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 19 05:44 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ramechhap, Nepal May 18 22:49 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Kathmandu - The earthquake woke us up early in the morning (4:30 am local time) with a jolt but it subsided soon after.
  • GEOFON Nepal May 18 22:49 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 18 22:49 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 18 12:42 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 18 05:39 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 18 03:26 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 17 14:55 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Panaoti, Nepal May 17 05:45 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 17 05:45 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodari, Nepal May 16 23:15 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 16 23:15 4.4 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 16 14:59 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 16 11:34 5.6 3 MAP I Felt It
  • Delhi - Felt some shaking about min back
  • Siliguri - my home was a bit cracked from this ....
  • Bangalore - I just felt some viberation 2 times in an interval of 5min. But most of the people didn't noticed. I think it was a very minor shake.
  • Gorakhpur - I feel that almira in front of me is falling on me
  • Thakurganj,kishanganj(bihar) - shaking weak daily shaking around 10 days
  • Patna - Very weak at about 17.30 hrs local time.
  • Motihari - it is really so fearable thing. fear jst copied in our heart.
  • Meerut - 4 times weak vibrations with a little voice between 12am to 1230 am...on 18 may 2015 in meerut
  • Gangtok - Was sleeping got up by the shaking sound.
  • Rayagada - I felt slight tremors while sitting in my office as if some heavy vehicle is moving outside or someone is drilling a hole nearby. It was for a duration of about 4-5 seconds.
  • USGS Ramechhap, Nepal May 16 11:34 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal May 16 11:34 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Patan - Another alarm call in the middle of the night...the kind of that put everybody outside !
  • Pokhara - waited the quake to stop in the door,kept shaking for almost 2 or more minutes, really terrified,regreted for not running cz i was on just 1st floor, omg
  • Janakpur - when I know earth is. shaking than my heart beet slow than. I show than every thing. are shaking ... than we start to cry because it. 8 Hectare quake
  • Hetauda - I was walking on street and suddenly a wire start to move
  • Kathmandu - in hotel
  • Banepa - I felt an earthquake. At first, I thought it was short but it continued more than five seconds so I have to run outside.
  • Biratnagar - No property damage has been reported or encountered.
  • Kathmandu - No property damage in Kathmandu...... we felt a light earthquake but it lasted for quite some time, maybe more than 20 seconds.
  • chitwan - damaged great in nepal on baisakh 12
  • Kathmandu - small vibration
  • EMSC Nepal May 16 03:50 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal May 16 03:39 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 16 03:39 4.8 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Banepa, Nepal May 16 03:39 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 16 00:46 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 16 00:26 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 15 22:53 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal May 15 22:43 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 15 20:30 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 15 17:13 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal May 15 09:24 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET
    डाटा सो़त : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    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) ?
    People :
    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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