Latest earthquakes near Thimphu today

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List of latest earthquakes near Thimphu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jun 10, 2024 11:29AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 220 km E
from Thimphu
Jun 10, 2024 02:53AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.3 266 km SE
from Thimphu
Jun 6, 2024 09:45PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 194 km SE
from Thimphu
Jun 5, 2024 02:27AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.2 195 km SE
from Thimphu
Jun 4, 2024 06:08PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.0 208 km SSE
from Thimphu
Jun 2, 2024 11:42AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.5 196 km NNW
from Thimphu
May 31, 2024 08:20AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.9 212 km SSE
from Thimphu
May 31, 2024 08:20AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.1 236 km SE
from Thimphu
May 14, 2024 12:13AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 281 km SE
from Thimphu
May 10, 2024 05:21PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 210 km E
from Thimphu
May 6, 2024 12:47AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.4 235 km SE
from Thimphu
May 5, 2024 11:41AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 147 km S
from Thimphu
Apr 29, 2024 02:41PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 219 km SE
from Thimphu
Apr 28, 2024 09:55PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 196 km WNW
from Thimphu
Apr 20, 2024 07:21PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.0 300 km E
from Thimphu
Apr 20, 2024 04:06PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.5 178 km E
from Thimphu
Apr 18, 2024 11:26PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 244 km E
from Thimphu
Apr 18, 2024 01:55AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 103 km SSE
from Thimphu
Apr 12, 2024 08:49AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.6 123 km ENE
from Thimphu
Apr 9, 2024 01:23AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 93 km WSW
from Thimphu
Apr 4, 2024 12:40AM
(Thimphu)
M 3.3 285 km SE
from Thimphu
Apr 1, 2024 05:45AM
(Thimphu)
M 2.8 106 km S
from Thimphu
Mar 31, 2024 10:24PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.7 165 km SE
from Thimphu
Mar 29, 2024 05:53PM
(Thimphu)
M 2.9 299 km SE
from Thimphu
Mar 26, 2024 03:25PM
(Thimphu)
M 3.2 233 km SE
from Thimphu

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Thimphu

Thimphu 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 202 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Thimphu 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 Thimphu roughly every 18 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Thimphu in 2021. A total of 43 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Thimphu that year. The strongest had a 6 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Thimphu in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 6 or above have occurred near Thimphu 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 Thimphu (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 184 91.09%
Mag. 5 17 8.42%
Mag. 6 1 0.5%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Thimphu

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 Thimphu occurred on Apr 28, 2021 08:21 local time (Asia/Thimphu timezone). It had a magnitude of 6 and struck 289 kilometers (180 mi) east-southeast of Thimphu, at a depth of 34 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Thimphu in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 15, 1934 14:42, 268 kilometers (167 mi) east-southeast of Thimphu. It is the strongest earthquake near Thimphu 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 Thimphu 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 Thimphu.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Thimphu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 28, 2021 08:21AM
(Thimphu)
M 6.0 289 km ESE
from Thimphu
Mar 20, 2020 07:33AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.7 261 km WNW
from Thimphu
Apr 25, 2015 03:17PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.7 250 km WNW
from Thimphu
May 22, 2016 07:48AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.4 234 km WNW
from Thimphu
Sep 12, 2018 10:50AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.3 132 km SSE
from Thimphu
Jul 7, 2021 09:15AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.3 182 km SSE
from Thimphu
Apr 5, 2021 09:19PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.2 76 km WSW
from Thimphu
May 22, 2016 08:05AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.1 245 km WNW
from Thimphu
Jun 28, 2015 07:05AM
(Thimphu)
M 5.1 119 km SE
from Thimphu
Apr 27, 2015 06:35PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.1 171 km WSW
from Thimphu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Thimphu

Nearest earthquakes from Thimphu

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Thimphu. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Thimphu.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jul 2, 2022 12:29AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 50 km SW
from Thimphu
May 24, 2017 09:16AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.4 54 km E
from Thimphu
Nov 17, 2014 08:06AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 66 km E
from Thimphu
Jan 2, 2023 10:21AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.4 67 km ENE
from Thimphu
Jul 2, 2022 03:23AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 68 km SW
from Thimphu
Apr 5, 2021 09:19PM
(Thimphu)
M 5.2 76 km WSW
from Thimphu
Jan 6, 2022 08:46PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.2 79 km SSW
from Thimphu
Mar 7, 2017 04:28PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.0 80 km SW
from Thimphu
Oct 10, 2015 07:48AM
(Thimphu)
M 4.3 86 km WSW
from Thimphu
Nov 7, 2021 10:20PM
(Thimphu)
M 4.6 88 km WSW
from Thimphu

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Thimphu

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Thimphu?

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Thimphu on the morning of June 10, 2024 at 11:29 local time (Asia/Thimphu). The center of this earthquake was located 220km east of Thimphu at a depth of 10km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Thimphu in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Thimphu?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Thimphu on the afternoon of January 15, 1934 at 14:42 local time (Asia/Thimphu). The center of this earthquake was located 268km west of Thimphu at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Thimphu since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Thimphu?

In the past 10 years, 202 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Thimphu. This averages to 20 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.