Latest earthquakes near Punakha, Bhutan today

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List of latest earthquakes near Punakha.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jun 10, 2024 11:29AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 197 km E
from Punākha
Jun 10, 2024 02:53AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.3 263 km SSE
from Punākha
Jun 6, 2024 09:45PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 192 km SSE
from Punākha
Jun 5, 2024 02:27AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.2 193 km SSE
from Punākha
Jun 4, 2024 06:08PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.0 212 km SSE
from Punākha
Jun 2, 2024 11:42AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.5 191 km NNW
from Punākha
May 31, 2024 08:20AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.9 214 km SSE
from Punākha
May 31, 2024 08:20AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.1 235 km SSE
from Punākha
May 27, 2024 02:12PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.3 280 km E
from Punākha
May 16, 2024 08:01PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 295 km E
from Punākha
May 14, 2024 12:13AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 279 km SSE
from Punākha
May 10, 2024 05:21PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 187 km E
from Punākha
May 6, 2024 12:47AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.4 235 km SSE
from Punākha
May 5, 2024 11:41AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 160 km S
from Punākha
Apr 29, 2024 07:55PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.0 275 km ENE
from Punākha
Apr 29, 2024 02:41PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 219 km SSE
from Punākha
Apr 28, 2024 09:55PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 212 km WNW
from Punākha
Apr 20, 2024 07:21PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.0 277 km E
from Punākha
Apr 20, 2024 04:06PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 156 km E
from Punākha
Apr 19, 2024 04:31PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.9 293 km NE
from Punākha
Apr 18, 2024 11:26PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 222 km E
from Punākha
Apr 18, 2024 01:55AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 113 km S
from Punākha
Apr 12, 2024 08:49AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 97 km ENE
from Punākha
Apr 9, 2024 01:23AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 120 km WSW
from Punākha
Apr 4, 2024 12:40AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.3 282 km SE
from Punākha

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Punakha

Punakha Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.6
Jun 10, 2024 11:29

Average

A total of 207 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Punakha, Bhutan in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Punakha roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Punakha in 2021. A total of 45 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Punakha that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Punakha with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Punakha in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Punakha during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Punakha (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 189 91.3%
Mag. 5 17 8.21%
Mag. 6 1 0.48%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Punakha

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6
On Apr 28, 2021 08:21.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 15, 1934 14:42.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Punakha occurred on Apr 28, 2021 08:21 local time (Asia/Thimphu timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 271 kilometers (168 mi) east-southeast of Punākha, at a depth of 34 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Punakha in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 15, 1934 14:42, 292 kilometers (181 mi) east-southeast of Punākha. It is the strongest earthquake near Punakha in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Punakha, Bhutan in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Punakha.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Punakha.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 28, 2021 08:21AM
(Thimphu)
M 6.0 271 km ESE
from Punākha
Mar 20, 2020 07:33AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.7 275 km WNW
from Punākha
Apr 25, 2015 03:17PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.7 267 km WNW
from Punākha
Jul 19, 2019 03:22PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.5 291 km E
from Punākha
May 22, 2016 07:48AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.4 249 km WNW
from Punākha
Jul 7, 2021 09:15AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.3 187 km SSE
from Punākha
Sep 12, 2018 10:50AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.3 139 km SSE
from Punākha
Apr 5, 2021 09:19PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.2 103 km WSW
from Punākha
Feb 4, 2021 11:06AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.1 277 km WNW
from Punākha
Jun 28, 2015 07:05AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.1 118 km SSE
from Punākha

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Punakha

Earthquakes by city in Punakha

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Punakha.

When was the last earthquake in Punakha, Bhutan?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Punakha on the morning of June 10, 2024 at 11:29 local time (Asia/Thimphu). The center of this earthquake was located 197km east of Punākha at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Punakha, Bhutan in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Punakha, Bhutan?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Punakha on the afternoon of January 15, 1934 at 14:42 local time (Asia/Thimphu). The center of this earthquake was located 292km west of Punākha at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Punakha since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Punakha, Bhutan?

In the past 10 years, 207 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Punakha. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.