Latest earthquakes near Nepal today

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List of latest earthquakes near Nepal.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jul 19, 2024 12:02AM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.0 141 km N
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Jul 18, 2024 03:50PM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.2 282 km NNE
from Kathmandu
Jul 15, 2024 05:27PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.9 152 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Jul 10, 2024 07:23PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.6 244 km NW
from Pokhara
Jul 10, 2024 02:06AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.6 81 km ENE
from Dharān
Jul 10, 2024 01:46AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.9 82 km NE
from Dharān
Jul 9, 2024 10:54PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.8 254 km NNW
from Pokhara
Jul 8, 2024 02:03AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.9 32 km N
from Birendranagar
Jul 7, 2024 09:24PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.5 238 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Jul 6, 2024 05:13AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.9 199 km E
from Dharān
Jun 21, 2024 06:05AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 200 km ENE
from Biratnagar
Jun 15, 2024 05:10AM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.0 147 km WSW
from Butwāl
Jun 6, 2024 03:39AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.7 233 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Jun 4, 2024 10:34AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.9 30 km NNW
from Birendranagar
Jun 2, 2024 12:38PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.9 99 km E
from Kathmandu
May 28, 2024 06:58AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.5 164 km N
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
May 28, 2024 06:58AM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.3 122 km NNE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
May 11, 2024 12:29PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 159 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
May 7, 2024 09:11AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.6 284 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
May 5, 2024 11:26AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 254 km E
from Biratnagar
May 1, 2024 01:07AM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.0 270 km N
from Pokhara
Apr 28, 2024 09:40PM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.2 258 km ENE
from Kathmandu
Apr 22, 2024 09:35PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 171 km NE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 18, 2024 01:40AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.6 267 km E
from Biratnagar
Apr 16, 2024 05:50AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.0 259 km WNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nepal

Nepal Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
99 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4
Jul 19, 2024 00:02

Average

A total of 990 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Nepal in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 99 earthquakes per year, or 8 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Nepal roughly every 3 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Nepal in 2015. A total of 540 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Nepal that year. The strongest had a 7.8 magnitude.

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Nepal in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 8 or above have occurred near Nepal 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 Nepal (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 918 92.73%
Mag. 5 66 6.67%
Mag. 6 4 0.4%
Mag. 7 2 0.2%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Nepal

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7.8
On Apr 25, 2015 11:56.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 8
On Jan 15, 1934 14:13.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Nepal occurred on Apr 25, 2015 11:56 local time (Asia/Kathmandu timezone). It had a magnitude of 7.8 and struck 83 kilometers (52 mi) north-west of Kathmandu, at a depth of 8 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Nepal in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-8 earthquake struck on Jan 15, 1934 14:13, 61 kilometers (38 mi) north-west of Dharān. It is the strongest earthquake near Nepal 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 Nepal 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 Nepal.

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2023 All mag
Historic M6+ since 1900
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List of strongest earthquakes near Nepal.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 25, 2015 11:56AM
(Kathmandu)
M 7.8 83 km NW
from Kathmandu
May 12, 2015 12:50PM
(Kathmandu)
M 7.3 74 km E
from Kathmandu
Apr 26, 2015 12:54PM
(Kathmandu)
M 6.7 69 km E
from Kathmandu
Apr 25, 2015 12:30PM
(Kathmandu)
M 6.6 76 km NW
from Kathmandu
May 12, 2015 01:21PM
(Kathmandu)
M 6.3 83 km E
from Kathmandu
Apr 25, 2015 12:00PM
(Kathmandu)
M 6.1 23 km ESE
from Kathmandu
Nov 3, 2023 11:47PM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 60 km ENE
from Birendranagar
Mar 20, 2020 07:18AM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 218 km ENE
from Kathmandu
Oct 3, 2023 03:06PM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 109 km NE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 25, 2015 03:02PM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 210 km ENE
from Kathmandu

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Nepal

Earthquakes by region of Nepal

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Nepal?

A 4 magnitude earthquake hit near Nepal on the night of July 19, 2024 at 00:02 local time (Asia/Kathmandu). The center of this earthquake was located 141km north of Dhangaḍhi̇̄ at a depth of 68km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Nepal in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Nepal?

A 8 magnitude earthquake hit near Nepal on the afternoon of January 15, 1934 at 14:13 local time (Asia/Kathmandu). The center of this earthquake was located 61km northwest of Dharān at a depth of 15km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Nepal since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Nepal?

In the past 10 years, 990 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Nepal. This averages to 99 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 4 days.