Timeline of major earthquakes in India, Southeast Asia

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April 25, 2015

The following is the timeline of earthquakes that have rocked India and Southeast Asian countries since 2001.

April 25, 2015: An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale strikes Lamjung district in Nepal.

November 23, 2014: A 6.3 magnitude quake hits China, killing atleast two people.

April 25, 2015

The following is the timeline of earthquakes that have rocked India and Southeast Asian countries since 2001.

April 25, 2015: An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale strikes Lamjung district in Nepal.

November 23, 2014: A 6.3 magnitude quake hits China, killing atleast two people.

November 23, 2014: Over 50 people were injured and about 10 houses collapsed after a 6.7-magnitude quake hit Japan.

May 5, 2014: An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude occurred in the Bay of Bengal and tremors were felt across India.

September 25, 2013: A 7.7-magnitude quake hit Pakistan's remote south-west province of Balochistan killed over 300 people.

April 20, 2013: A quake of 6.6 magnitude hit a remote mountainous area of southwestern China's Sichuan province, killing around 150 people and injuring several people.

September 20, 2011: At least 68 people died and over 300 were injured in a quake of 6.8 magnitude that struck Sikkim.

September 22, 2009: A high-magnitude earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale killed at least 10 people in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and left dozens more injured.

October 8, 2005: The magnitude 7.6 earthquake killed at least 86,000 people, injured more than 69,000 and caused extensive damage in northern Pakistan.

December 26, 2004: A quake of powerful 9.3 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit countries in the Asia Pacific region, killing over 2 lakh people.

January 26, 2001: A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit the town of Bhuj in Gujarat, killing over 10,000 people.


Courtesy: IANS