Skip to main content

Nepal earthquake April 12, 2015 creates history

The death toll from the deadly earthquakes and aftershocks in 2015 have now crossed the earlier record of 8,519 deaths set in Nepal in 1934. The death toll from April 2015 earthquake stands at 8,583 as of May 18, 2015.

The April 2015 earthquake with its epicenter in Barpak village of Gorkha district triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest and the Langtang valley.

The earthquake caused widespread damage in Nepal, India, China and Bangladesh. A total of 78 deaths have been reported in India, followed by 25 in China and four in Bangladesh.

At least 58 foreigners have died in the earthquake with 112 still reported to be missing.


About Nepal earthquake 1934


The massive earthquake in 1934 (also called 'Great Nepal Bihar Earthquake') struck Nepal at 2:13 pm on the 16th of January with its epicenter about 9.5 km south of Mount Everest. The 8.4 magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage in Nepal and neighbouring northern Bihar region of India. At least 8,519 people died in Nepal only. The total death toll was more than 10,000.

The 1934 Nepal earthquake has now become the second deadliest earthquake on record to hit Nepal.

The first recorded earthquake in history of Nepal of magnitude 7.7 in June 7, 1255 AD killed one third of the total population of Kathmandu including Abahya Malla, the King of Kathmandu valley.

earthquake bhaktapur durbar square
Earthquake damage at Bhaktapur Durbar Square
earthquake kathmandu durbar square
Earthquake damage at Kathmandu Durbar Square

earthquake kathmandu
Earthquake damage at Kathmandu Durbar Square
earthquake Khokana
Earthquake damage at Khokana
earthquake sitapaila kathmandu
Tilted house due to earthquake in Sitapaila, Kathmandu

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Global Natural Disasters Map 2021

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2021 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2021 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2021 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2021</b><iframe  height="

Tibet/Nepal earthquake 2013 injures people

At least two tremors have been felt in Kathmandu, Nepal in interval of about 10 minutes. Updates below Felt reports below in comment section. Feel free to add yours! Update time Nepali (+5:45 UTC) Report prepared by Ashish Khanal from Kathmandu, Nepal Related post: List of earthquakes in Nepal in 2013 Update 09:18 A.M. At least one people died and three others injured in China, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Further 17 others from three tourist buses were trapped by quake-triggered landslides in Yunnan Province of China. Update 07:25 A.M. According to the China Earthquake Networks Center, another earthquake in the morning (not to be confused with midnight Tibet/Nepal earthquake) had magnitude of 5.9 in the border of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces. The quake was felt strongly in the county seat of Deqen, Xinhua reported. Earthquake also triggered landslides, which blocked the traffic from Deqen to Benzilan in China.   Update 06:15 A.M. According to t

Mauritius storm "Giovanna" now enters Madagascar

Disaster Report: Cyclone Giovanna Is Predicted To Grow To A CAT III, With Winds Between 178 To 210km/h. Landfall In Madagascar on February 13. Residents Of Madagascar Need To Prepare For Heavy Rainfall And Flooding                                              Want To Share!! Let Others Know                                           Fill this Disaster form or write in comment section below        Follow Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster report )                              Keep This Page Open Or Visit Later To Get Update Report Recent Natural Disasters List Click for Cyclone Giovanna Madagascar tracker Kindly leave your comments below Get updates from Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google + ( Disaster report ) Check Daily list Of Recent Natural Disasters Around The World With Detail Update Report. Click for Today's Natural Disasters List The

Extremely Dangerous Earthquake In Negros - Cebu Region, Philippines

Disaster Report: Very Strong Extremely Dangerous Earthquake Recorded In Philippines (Ayungon) Today. The epicenter is just  8 km E Malusay. Heavy Damage Confirmed.                                            Want To Share!! Let Others Know                                           Fill this Disaster form or write in comment section below        Follow Disaster Report @ facebook ( Disaster Report ), twitter ( Disaster_Update ) and Google +( Disaster report )                              Keep This Page Open Or Visit Later To Get Update Report Recent Natural Disasters List Featured Posts: (October 15, 2013) M 7.2 earthquake in Bohol kills hundreds (August 31, 2012) Magnitude 7.6 powerful quake in Philippine Islands: Tsunami warning issued, Click here Check Daily list Of Recent Natural Disasters Around The World With Detail Update Report. Click for Today's Natural Disasters List UPDATE February 12, 2012 -Three survivors found from the r