List of earthquakes in South Asia

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The following is a list of earthquakes in South Asia.

Map showing South Asia.


Date Time Place Lat. Long. Fatalities Comments Magnitude
January 3, 2016 23:05:20.20 UTC, 04:35:20 IST Jan 6 Imphal, Manipur India
see Earthquake Jolts India [1]
24.876°N 93.628°E 11 Dead, 200 Injured The quake struck 55 kilometers (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Lighter ground shaking was reported over a wide region as much as 1,000 km (620 miles) from the epicenter. 6.7, Lasted
45 seconds
October 26, 2015 02:10:00 UTC, 5:10:00 Local Time October 26 Afghanistan Pakistan India
see 2015 South Asia earthquake
7.5
April 25, 2015 06:11:26 UTC, 11:56:26 Local Time April 25 Lamjung Nepal
see April 2015 Nepal earthquake
28.15°N 84.71°E 9,018 80 km (50 miles) NW of Kathmandu, Nepal, 34 km (21 mi) ESE of Lamjung, Nepal 7.9
October 8, 2005 03:50:38 UTC, 08:50:38 Local Time October 8 Kashmir Pakistan India
see 2005 Kashmir earthquake
34.43°N 73.54°E >80,000 95 km (59 miles) NE of Islamabad, Pakistan, 125 km (78 mi) WNW of Srinagar, Kashmir (pop 894,000) 7.6
December 26, 2004 00:58:53 UTC, 07:58:53 Local Time December 26 off west coast northern Sumatra India Sri Lanka Maldives see 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake 3.30°N 95.87°E 283,106 second largest earthquake ever recorded 9.3
January 26, 2001 08:50:00 Local Time January 26 Kutchh see Gujarat earthquake of 2001 23.6N 69.8E 20,000 Epicenter in Kutch, loss of life in Ahmedabad and Kutch 7.9
September 29, 1993 03:50:38 UTC, 22:25 Local Time September 29 Latur-Killari, India see 1993 Latur earthquake 18.08°N 76.52°E 9,748   6.2
August 15, 1950 Tibetan plateau (Arunachal Pradesh - China border), India
see 1950 Assam–Tibet earthquake
28.5°N 96.7°E   Largest earthquake recorded in mainland India since Independence. 8.7
January 15, 1934 2:13 PM (I.S.T.) Bihar, India
see 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake
25°N 85°E   8.3
June 12, 1897 Shillong Plateau, India
see 1897 Assam earthquake
26°N 91°E   8.3