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List of latest earthquakes near Nepal.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 27, 2024 04:47AM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.3 292 km NNE
from Kathmandu
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
Apr 15, 2024 03:50AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.3 96 km WNW
from Butwāl
Apr 13, 2024 08:53PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.3 166 km N
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 13, 2024 01:44AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.6 171 km N
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 12, 2024 04:10PM
(Kathmandu)
M 4.0 173 km N
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 12, 2024 03:15PM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.4 65 km ENE
from Birendranagar
Apr 12, 2024 03:53AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.4 70 km NE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 9, 2024 01:08AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 168 km ENE
from Biratnagar
Apr 3, 2024 11:34AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.7 139 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 1, 2024 09:43PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.7 223 km NNW
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Apr 1, 2024 05:30AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 239 km E
from Biratnagar
Mar 25, 2024 04:04AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.4 70 km NW
from Pokhara
Mar 21, 2024 06:16AM
(Kathmandu)
M 3.1 194 km E
from Dharān
Mar 17, 2024 01:14PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 290 km W
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Mar 17, 2024 01:57AM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.7 185 km NE
from Biratnagar
Mar 15, 2024 10:54PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.8 297 km E
from Dharān
Mar 15, 2024 08:42PM
(Kathmandu)
M 2.7 261 km E
from Biratnagar

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Nepal

Nepal Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
99 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.3
May 27, 2024 04:47

Average

A total of 994 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. 4 922 92.76%
Mag. 5 66 6.64%
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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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
Apr 25, 2015 03:02PM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 210 km ENE
from Kathmandu
Nov 9, 2022 02:12AM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 86 km NE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄
Oct 3, 2023 03:06PM
(Kathmandu)
M 5.7 109 km NE
from Dhangaḍhi̇̄

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 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Nepal on the night of May 27, 2024 at 04:47 local time (Asia/Kathmandu). The center of this earthquake was located 292km north-northeast of Kathmandu at a depth of 10km 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, 994 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.