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Major earthquakes in India, SE Asia
Published : Sunday, 26 April, 2015,  Time : 12:00 AM,  View Count : 31

New Delhi: 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 at least 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.                    ?IANS

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