1991 Uttarkashi earthquake
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|Date||October 20, 1991|
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Max. intensity||VIII (Severe)|
|Casualties||768 dead, 5,066 injured|
The earthquake measured 6.8 on the moment magnitude scale and occurred within the main thrust system of the Himalayas. 1294 villages and more than 300,000 people were affected with the quake and 42,400 houses were damaged.
- National Geophysical Data Center. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved February 22, 2013.
- Rupture history and seismotectonics of the 1991 Uttarkashi, Himalaya earthquake
- "Garhwal Earthquake of Oct. 20, 1991". National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
- Thakur, V. C.; Sushil, K. (1994), "Seismotectonics of the 20 October 1991 Uttarkashi earthquake in Garhwal, Himalaya, North India", Terra Nova, Wiley, 6 (1): 90–94, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.1994.tb00637.x
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