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List of latest earthquakes near India.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 26, 2024 13:11
(Kolkata)
M 2.9 196 km N
from Dehra Dūn
May 26, 2024 01:22
(Kolkata)
M 3.1 6 km E
from Shillong
May 25, 2024 05:25
(Kolkata)
M 3.5 26 km WSW
from Dimāpur
May 23, 2024 13:27
(Kolkata)
M 3.1 37 km NNW
from Hyderābād
May 22, 2024 06:51
(Kolkata)
M 3.3 149 km SSE
from Dibrugarh
May 20, 2024 05:49
(Kolkata)
M 4.3 80 km NNW
from Srinagar
May 20, 2024 05:49
(Kolkata)
M 4.0 219 km NNW
from Srinagar
May 19, 2024 01:08
(Kolkata)
M 4.6 243 km NNW
from Leh
May 18, 2024 08:35
(Kolkata)
M 3.5 188 km ESE
from Srinagar
May 16, 2024 19:31
(Kolkata)
M 2.8 172 km NE
from Guwahati
May 15, 2024 00:54
(Kolkata)
M 3.4 168 km SE
from Dibrugarh
May 14, 2024 13:34
(Kolkata)
M 2.6 32 km SE
from Hospet
May 14, 2024 07:49
(Kolkata)
M 3.1 51 km SSE
from Shillong
May 13, 2024 23:43
(Kolkata)
M 2.5 87 km SSW
from Guwahati
May 11, 2024 21:50
(Kolkata)
M 3.3 190 km SE
from Dibrugarh
May 11, 2024 14:45
(Kolkata)
M 2.7 20 km SSW
from Shillong
May 11, 2024 12:14
(Kolkata)
M 2.8 87 km NNE
from Haldwani
May 10, 2024 16:51
(Kolkata)
M 2.5 140 km N
from Guwahati
May 9, 2024 21:01
(Kolkata)
M 2.5 36 km N
from Dimāpur
May 9, 2024 14:42
(Kolkata)
M 3.8 63 km NNE
from Itānagar
May 9, 2024 14:09
(Kolkata)
M 2.9 99 km W
from Dibrugarh
May 9, 2024 12:55
(Kolkata)
M 3.6 23 km NNE
from Verāval
May 8, 2024 15:19
(Kolkata)
M 3.6 62 km ENE
from Verāval
May 8, 2024 15:14
(Kolkata)
M 3.7 24 km NE
from Verāval
May 8, 2024 13:56
(Kolkata)
M 3.8 166 km ENE
from Imphāl

Map of Latest Earthquakes near India

Recent India Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near India. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near India and elsewhere.

India Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
278 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.9
May 26, 2024 13:11

Average

A total of 2781 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of India in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 278 earthquakes per year, or 23 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near India roughly every 1 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near India in 2015. A total of 685 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of India that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of India in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near India 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 India (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 2552 91.77%
Mag. 5 217 7.8%
Mag. 6 10 0.36%
Mag. 7 2 0.07%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near India

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 25, 2015 11:41.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8.6
On Aug 15, 1950 19:39.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near India occurred on Apr 25, 2015 11:41 local time (Asia/Kolkata timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 211 kilometers (131 mi) north-east of Gorakhpur, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near India in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8.6 earthquake struck on Aug 15, 1950 19:39, 180 kilometers (112 mi) north-east of Dibrugarh. It is the strongest earthquake near India 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 India 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 India.

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List of strongest earthquakes near India.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 25, 2015 11:41
(Kolkata)
M 7.8 211 km NE
from Gorakhpur
May 12, 2015 12:35
(Kolkata)
M 7.3 185 km N
from Darbhanga
Apr 13, 2016 19:25
(Kolkata)
M 6.9 230 km ESE
from Aizawl
Jan 4, 2016 04:35
(Kolkata)
M 6.7 30 km W
from Imphāl
Apr 26, 2015 12:39
(Kolkata)
M 6.7 180 km N
from Darbhanga
Apr 25, 2015 12:15
(Kolkata)
M 6.6 216 km NE
from Gorakhpur
Nov 18, 2017 04:04
(Kolkata)
M 6.4 262 km N
from Dibrugarh
May 12, 2015 13:06
(Kolkata)
M 6.3 166 km N
from Darbhanga
Nov 26, 2021 05:15
(Kolkata)
M 6.2 129 km SE
from Aizawl
Apr 25, 2015 11:45
(Kolkata)
M 6.1 168 km N
from Muzaffarpur

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Earthquakes by region of India

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in India?

A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit near India on the afternoon of May 26, 2024 at 13:11 local time (Asia/Kolkata). The center of this earthquake was located 196km north of Dehra Dūn at a depth of 5km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near India in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near India?

A 8.6 magnitude earthquake hit near India on the evening of August 15, 1950 at 19:39 local time (Asia/Kolkata). The center of this earthquake was located 180km north-east of Dibrugarh at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near India since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near India?

In the past 10 years, 2781 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from India. This averages to 278 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 1 days.