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
तलको  सुचीले पछिल्ला   भुकम्पहरु  देखाउँछ

In depth articles on Nepal earthquakes written by बाट लेखिएको  विस्तृत विवरण
- 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 Apr 25 08:29 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 08:29 5.1 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 08:20 4.9 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 08:20 5.1 14 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 08:17 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 08:17 5.0 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 08:05 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 08:05 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Nagarkot, Nepal Apr 25 08:05 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 07:47 5.2 20 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Xizang-nepal Border Region Apr 25 07:47 5.0 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Nagarkot, Nepal Apr 25 07:47 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 07:39 4.8 20 MAP I Felt It
USGS Banepa, Nepal Apr 25 07:39 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 07:39 4.5 2 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 07:13 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 07:13 5.2 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Panaoti, Nepal Apr 25 07:13 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Nepal Apr 25 07:08 5.0 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 07:08 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
USGS Kodari, Nepal Apr 25 07:08 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Xizang-nepal Border Region Apr 25 06:56 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 06:56 5.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Nagarkot, Nepal Apr 25 06:56 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 06:45 6.7 20 MAP I Felt It
  • Dhaka - I was able to feel it sitting on my bed. All fans, chandeliers, etc. began to shake. Felt building moving when trying to run downstairs. No damage done personally but there has been damage to several buildings around Dhaka.
  • USGS Lamjung, Nepal Apr 25 06:45 6.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal Apr 25 06:45 6.7 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • varanasi - My bed was shaking and my window was making sleepy noise. When i stood up from bed,my legs were shaking badly
  • Ranchi - We were in the office doors of almirah getting trembling. Getting the note of earthquake we all officials rushed out of the office
  • Jhapa - i can still feel the tremors!!
  • muktinath - I was in the tharpa choeling nunnery below and the whole monastery started shaking. All the rums screamed and ran out. So far, no real damage but it's scary.
  • EMSC Nepal Apr 25 06:38 5.1 30 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 06:38 5.4 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kodari, Nepal Apr 25 06:37 5.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Nepal Apr 25 06:11 7.8 10 MAP I Felt It
  • bandel - The whole house was shaking and the water in the pond was moving irratically.
  • noida - Painting were shaking
  • delhi - no damage but strong shaking
  • Lucknow - Tables anfd chairs felt to be shaking. The whole office building was evacuated.
  • Thimphu - just lasted for few sec, not so strong to damage anything..........
  • Kolkata - we felt the shaking on groundfloor it was stronh enough to make us run and come out
  • kolkata - HIMALAYAS has a tendency to shake its base plates as its still reorganising as a mountain.but what beats me is the actual epicentre is not supposed to send vibrations here.Har Har MAHADEV
  • Bareilly - Table Chair fan were shaking
  • Noida - I felt strong shaking for 3-4 minutes
  • Ahmedabad - Chairs in office were shaking, it was felt for almost 30 seconds.
  • Ahmedabad - We could see that the fan was off and it started moving from its base. And then we felt that our chair was shaking too. It wasn't major but we could feel the movement easily.
  • bahadurgarh - I am just working on my laptop, suddenly I feel some shaking.. after 10 min. I search on internet about earthquake.. then I was confirmed that my feeling was correct
  • delhi - it lasted about minute and a half
  • Kolkata - It was felt on the ground floor and was fairly strong
  • Delhi - Just felt the table and chair shaking, no damages.
  • Bhubaneswar - It was a light shake. No damages were made. Hope everything is okay out there...
  • Dhaka - Was standing on the open road. Felt moderate shaking for about 2 mins.
  • Kolkata - There were massive, strong & shaky tremors. All the ceiling fans in our office building were swinging. All the staff in our NCSM office rushed to the open area on Ground Floor through Staircases. It definitely will result in the loss of life & property. A second one was felt at around 12.21IST, which equally strong 6+ magnitude.
  • Dhaka - No damage in my house
  • Dhaka - Long Duration but light rolling motion felt at 11th Floor in Tejgaon area, Dhaka City. RCC Multi Storied Office Building.
  • cuttack odisha - very light shaking not enough to destroy anything.
  • Delhi - Bed and laptop shaking...
  • rudrapur - haldwani - shaking for 40 secs , again started after 30 Min. aftershock for 10 sec
  • Dhaka - I was in hotel room on the 18th floor, the room shaked like a small boat on ocean. Nothing is damage.
  • Delhi - No damage
  • USGS Lamjung, Nepal Apr 25 06:11 7.9 15 MAP I Felt It
  • New Town, Rajarhat. Kolkata - Head Spinning, Felt like falling over.
  • Gangtok - Shaking
  • GEOFON Nepal Apr 25 06:11 7.8 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • new delhi - Longer duration than usual for this area
  • Mumbai - Very mild tremors. Water in glass was shaking
  • Delhi - Enough to shake the bed considerably and seemed to go on for almost a minute or so. No property damage seen so far.
  • cuttqck - Just the bed shook. No damage
  • Bhubaneswar - It was shaking for several seconds but no damage done
  • Calcutta - Beds were shacking mildly and tables too.
  • Alwar - No Damage,
  • Kolkata - Was brushing and suddenly felt my head spinning but later I realised that the water of the pond in front of my house was shaking.
  • USGS Jumla, Nepal Apr 21 14:02 5.0 41 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal Apr 21 14:02 5.0 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kathmandu - Our earth quake alarms in our home went on,,did not really feel the shaking but we heard the alarms.
  • GEOFON Nepal Apr 21 14:02 5.2 27 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Chongdui, China Apr 02 00:56 4.6 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Xizang Apr 02 00:56 4.6 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal Jan 31 13:59 4.9 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Pokhara, Nepal Jan 31 13:59 4.8 19 MAP I Felt It
  • Lalitpur - Very weak shaking felt in Lalitpur. Enough to suspect it was an earthquake.
  • Pokhara - it was one of the strongest earthquake I have ever experienced in my life...I was in my home in 4th room was shaking so much that I felt yesterday was my last day...bitter experience
  • Pokhara - The tables n chairs in my room were shaki
  • EMSC Nepal Jan 31 13:59 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Syangja - the bed i was sitting on in my room in the first storey of a two and a half storey house shook hhorizontally in the east west direction foe about 2-3 seconds
  • Pokhara - Felt an earthquake for 5-8 seconds!!!! (via emsc)
  • Leknath - Très courte secousse, à peine quelques secondes (via emsc)
  • USGS Dipayal, Nepal Jan 22 03:42 4.0 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal Jan 22 03:42 4.0 45 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Nepal Jan 05 19:41 4.6 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • nakhipot lalitpur - It was for longer time than last time but was small in mag
  • EMSC Nepal Jan 05 19:41 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Xegar, China Dec 26 07:08 4.9 49 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Xizang Dec 26 07:08 5.0 60 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Xizang Dec 26 07:08 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Nepal Dec 18 15:32 5.0 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • udayapur,Ghaighat - No damage
  • GEOFON Nepal Dec 18 15:32 5.0 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Chitwan, Narayangarh - Chitwan, Nepal We feel but no measurment
  • Kathmandu - Slight shaking.
  • kathmandu - bed started shaking
  • Kathmandu - I just experienced an earthquake here in Nepal just 4 minutes earlier.
  • kathmandu - felt some shaking some minutes ago...
  • Kathmandu - DAmnnn first time ever in my life i felt earthquake!!
  • kathmandu - the shake was almost for 5-6 seconds
  • Patna - neary 5 secs of shaking
  • Kathmandu - No damage. Weak shaking but was felt for a very long time.
  • kathmandu - no damage but it was moderate shaking for 4-5 seconds i guess
  • Duhabi - Tensed
  • lalitpur - Minor shaking only
  • thimphu, Bhutan - felt our bed shake and the windows rattle
  • Nepal - Damn that was my first experience
  • Kathmandu - felt moderate shaking
  • Kathmandu - windows panes were shaking and i could feel the ground shaking too.
  • Kathmandu - No damage, but felt moving windows n bed.
  • kathmandu - i felt shake while the earthquake had come about 9:30
  • Sundarbazz-4, Lamjung - nice experience.
  • Hatttiban, Lalitpur. Bagmati, Nepal. - No lose at all. Just moderate shaking. I am watching TV and my sopha set started shaking for few second.
  • Kathmandu - a slight lift with horizontal shaking for few secs
  • kathmandu - Shaked for a few seconds... Where's the epicenter?
  • kathmandu - i think,the duration of this quake was just 5-8 sec
  • kathmandu - felt shaking for about 5sec
  • Kathmandu - It was very weak. It was about 4-5 seconds long.
  • Kathmandu - I felt strongr shaking just about 15 minutes ago
  • Chitwan - Minor shake at 9:15 pm Nepali time
  • Kathmandu - My lamp on my desk just started dancing with the bed on which I was sleeping
  • Kathmandu - Oh my dog was barking out loud!!! after the shake finished, she is quiet now
  • Biratnagar - felt the sofa and chairs shaking
  • kathmandu - whole chair was shaking along with window
  • pkr - no harms at all really had good experience of earthquake for 2 nd time
  • Kathmandu - Felt for 4-5 secs...
  • kathmandu - i felt window nd bed shaking for about 30 secs...
  • kathmandu - Bed moved
  • damak - Felt the tremor for 4 to 5 secs
  • Kathmandu - Barely noticeable, very faint.
  • Gothatar - It was just a moderate shaking about 5 sec.i was in my bed thinking that my muscles are shaking very badly but oops it was earthquake
  • kathmandu - i slightly felt the quake and was confused about it
  • Kathmandu - I felt shaking of my bed just for few second only.
  • Kathmandu - Windows shaking and bed moving...
  • Sauraha - 5 to 10 second , no damage
  • kathmandu - No damage just felt a mildshake on bed while reading
  • Kathmandu - brief and light shaking
  • Boudhanat, Kathmandu - Just as i turned off the lights and tucked into bed. Lasted for many seconds: bed shook and it felt like and episode of the exorcist.
  • Jiri - Building shook for few minutes. No aftershocks. No damage in village.
  • jhapa - very light shaking... bt felt the earthquake so tensed for some minutes .... shaking was about 4-5 secs.
  • Kumjung - About 9pm at night. We were trekking and in bed in our lodge. Suddenly bed and lodge shaking strongly and deep rumbling noise. Lasted only about 10 seconds.
  • EMSC Nepal Dec 18 15:32 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Chobhar - I was watching a movie. The quake shook the sofa. We rushed out. We are back in now. Don't know if we should have stayed out for longer than that.
  • Kathmandu - No damage. Just a light tremor felt on the bed.
  • kathmandu - Felt it
  • Kathmandu - it was a moderate shake
  • bhaktapur - jst been afraid of it
  • kathmandu - Felt the shake very clear and subtle.lasted for nearly five sec and then dissapeared. Hope no one is hurt.
  • tinthana - Experienced IT
  • Biratnagar - Watching TV felt shaking Even heard noise of glass window shivering
  • pokhara - No damage
  • nepal - No any damage caused by the earthquake on our locality
  • kathmandu - no damage to anybody... but felt it moderately... hope we can sleep well tonight
  • Kathmandu - Felt slight shaking and heard some noises
  • birtamode - just a mild shake...the trembling fan looked terrifying though
  • kathmandu - strong
  • kathmandu-sunakothi - Shaking felt while sitting on the sofa! Only about 10 seconds
  • kirtipur - i felt for few second . not so more
  • Birätnagar - Haha fun shaky of surfacë...felt it hard but was moderate earthqä may be of 5 rector...
  • Biratnagar - Was bg in candy crush... danger...........
  • Kathmandu - It was horrible feeling as always whenever there is earthquake, though it was not big.
  • kathmandu - No damage
  • lalitpur - when i was using fb and i think its better to sleep. when i was about to shutdown my computer i felt my legs shaking.
  • banepa - i was reading::suddnly shaked ,,,,i was confused for some seconds
  • Dharan - everybody in the hostel felt shaking but not me.should we worry if it is gonna return.
  • Kathmandu - no damage, light shaking but enough to definitely be noticeable.
  • Kathmandu - No damage done. It lasted for a moment only. Hope nothing serious happens later tonight.
  • Kathmandu - This is my second experience with the slightly shaking Earthquake. By God's grace no structural damage have been occurred in my house or should i say in my locality.
  • Biratnagar-11, Madhumara - I was hangin on facebook, and i felt i m shakin, it was 2 to 3 second, no any damage. It was amazin experience. :)
  • Urlabari - Felt for 4 sec and Worry If It will Re-occure. No Damage at all.
  • Lamjung - no damage, I was reading, almost all tables, racks start shaking.
  • Kathmandu - Bed shaking, dog barking and wardrobe doors opening
  • bhaktapur - feels for 4/5 seconds
  • Kathmandu - Very short duration. Slight shaking felt.
  • Kathmandu - I was sleeping, I thought my mom was shaking me to wake me up turned out to be an earthquake
  • Nakhipot, Lalitpur, Ward no. 14, Bagmati - Still my leg is shaking. I am at the second floor. When I went down the first floor my dad sounded he did not feel, he was asking who is opening the main gate. I asked the ground floor boys were about to go in a open space after they felt shake. It is really horrible experience. It was for about 7 - 10 seconds. I know the more horrible than this. I was waiting for that though it was not shaking so high it was shaking moderately slow but about 10 seconds.
  • Kaskoi, Rupakot - I feel it while sleeping on bed, just very small shake for max 2 seconds
  • Panautu - I didn't feel the shaking. My be my place is earthquake proof place.
  • Kathmandu - noticeable shake!!
  • Chitwan - I was about to sleep and felt a little...
  • madhubani - everyone came outside
  • itahari - i was in office of my at tv i thought that today is last day of mine still my heart is beating fastly..... really scary 1
  • kathmandu - i was watching tv suddenly my chair shake..
  • bhaktapur - Talking in mbl with Atlantic international university for online PhD course then suddenly cut the network!!!!!!!
  • kathmandu - The earthquake was weak.
  • ITAHARI - Shaked strong
  • Lalitpur - No experience till now
  • Biratnagar - I felt two quake in quick succession. The first shake was weaker than the second one. I saw ceiling fan shaking.
  • morang - omg...I felt earthquake and I told my mum and she told she does feel the same..and my saufa was shaking after that ...and at last is shaked strongly.
  • Bhakatapur - It was quite shaky at my place no any damage, as per Khumbu area people are not acess through internet, it's rural area and people are not even educate but telecommunications are strong though
  • dharan - the floor shook
  • Debouche - Trekkers staying in debouche, building shook. No aftershocks
  • Kathmandu - No damage.
  • Lalitpur - Felt my armachir shaking for a few seconds.
  • Kathmandu - We live in Lazimpath near the Danish Embassy. The house shook and windows shuddered, I noticed my husband didn't, no damage.
  • Kathmandu - was in first floor watching the TV but hardly felt the tremor
  • Kathmandu - THe chair I was sitting on started to wobble a bit and my dog woke up and looked around like something was going on.
  • USGS Lamjung, Nepal Nov 25 15:49 4.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Nepal Nov 25 15:49 4.4 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Xizang Aug 12 20:36 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Xizang Aug 12 20:36 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Xizang Aug 03 05:57 5.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Western Xizang Aug 03 05:57 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Saga, China Aug 03 05:57 5.2 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Western Xizang Jul 11 23:05 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Maindong, China Jul 11 23:05 4.2 46 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : 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) ?
    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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