Case Study – Japan Earthquake & Tsunami (11 March 2011) About [Click here to read an independent report] A massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, Friday afternoon, on 11 March 2011 @ 0546 GMT The quake […] Chronology of earthquakes in the last 10 years. Most earthquakes are minor tremors. earthquake, trembling or shaking movement of the earth's surface.

54541 NEW DELHI: A massive earthquake of 7.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, with the epicentre in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, rocked the northern Indian subcontinent around 2:45 pm on Monday. DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN INDIA. •Damage survey observations of 2011 Sikkim Earthquake in India is addressed.•Devastating effect is observed in different structures at hilly terrain of Sikkim.•Salient observations on damage patterns and remedial measures are reported.•Lessons from such moderate earthquake will help the earthquake research community. Assignment 501 - Free download as Word Doc (.doc), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online for free. Sikkim 150318001203 Conversion - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation (.ppt / .pptx), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or view presentation slides online. Sikkim is located at the high altitude seismic zone in northern part of India. Seismic vulnerability has damaged Sikkim state of India for several times yet www.ssdma.nic.in has clarified that #disastermanagement is the only policy to survive here with tremendous risks.. 5 Months ago, there was mass earthquake in Benepa at Nepal. Strong tremors rocked large parts of north India, including the national capital and its adjoining areas, Tuesday evening following a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake on the Pakistan-Iran border. Larger earthquakes usually begin with slight tremors but rapidly take the form of one or more violent shocks, and end in vibrations of gradually diminishing force called aftershocks. 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Section Subject Page No. The earthquake occurred on 25 April 2015 at 11:56 am NST (06:11:26 UTC) at a depth of approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) (which is considered shallow and therefore more damaging than quakes that originate deeper in the ground), with its epicentre approximately 34 km (21 mi) east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal, lasting approximately fifty seconds.