Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

Major mag. 7.8 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

Major mag. 7.8 earthquake  - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015
Apr 25 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.7 to 7.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 18.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:11 UTC
Magnitude: 7.8
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.18°N / 84.72°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (916 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^16 J (8784 GWh / 7.6*10^6 tons of TNT / 472.4 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Sat, 25 Apr 06:11 UTCM 7.8 / 10 km NEPALEMSC
Sat, 25 Apr 06:11 UTCM 7.8 / 15 km29km ESE of Lamjung, NepalUSGS
Sat, 25 Apr 06:11 UTCM 7.8 / 15 kmSE of Lamjung, NepalGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Thimphu (Bhutan) (484 km E from epicenter)(no details): Tremors were strong as far as Thimphu in Bhutan (via EMSC)
Netuwa (India) (478 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt an sudden viberations at my home in Kanpur ,Uttarpradesh ,India..my room fan and door were viberating which filled my family full of fear (via EMSC)
(India) (468 km W from epicenter)(no details): i wish it never comes back,god bless all. (via EMSC)
Unchagaon Sani (India) (456 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking everything in near about areas (via EMSC)
Allahabad (India) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): really it was intense earthquake people came out of their homes and got panicked. (via EMSC)
Allahabad (India) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I ws sitting on d sofa wen I felt 'tremor' n I thot mh head z spinning May b coz of dt I m feeling so bt trust me ws litrlly shaking... so damn scary... (via EMSC)
Allahabad (India) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Came for a duration of 15 second approx. Bed was shaking slightly. Took some time to realize its a quake. (via EMSC)
Allahabad (India) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 2 times (via EMSC)
Allahabad (India) (430 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt a tremor while having coffee at home (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Unexpected (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Waves felt close to earth surface;perhaps for the first time in Lucknow. (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Two times earthquake in an interval of 45 min. Completely felt shaking floor fan and utensils (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it two times... First one was shaking each every thing.. 2nd one after 15 mins again (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): This is the first time an Earthquake with 7.5 Magnitude has hit this region which was unexpected and terrifying. People rushed outside their homes immediately. The infrastructure within the earthquakes diameter is not very earthquake prone or to say not build in any compliance with the norms of Disaster Management in case of an Earthquake. (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (411 km SW from epicenter)(no details): very light effects ... nothing severe but felt prominently (via EMSC)
Purnea (India) (383 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Hide in corner of house (via EMSC)
Varanasi (India) (375 km SW from epicenter)(no details): it was confusing...we were jst lookng at the floor of our house n suddenly we spoke....earthquake...!!! (via EMSC)
Varanasi (India) (375 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was working in Rotary evaporator machine.. it was already vibrating but vibration increased suddenly. I stopped that but still vibrating so i felt this earthquake. first experience.. one book from my rack fell down. I ran towards ground.. (via EMSC)
Varanasi (India) (375 km SW from epicenter)(no details): similar reports from friends and relatives across states of DELHI, UTTAR PRADESH, BIHAR, JHARKHAND, ORISSA & WEST BENGAL across India (via EMSC)
Darjeeling (India) (369 km E from epicenter)(no details): Terrible earthquake (via EMSC)
Sheikhpura (India) (364 km S from epicenter)(no details): The 2nd one is very slow and cannot be recognise. (via EMSC)
Munger (India) (362 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Do not stand near cell tower (via EMSC)
Sultanpur (India) (350 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping. ..suddenly I felt my bed is shaking. ..and I got up and run away out of my hostel...here already many students were out of their room. (via EMSC)
Bihar Sharif (India) (349 km S from epicenter)(no details): We felt it in here twice (via EMSC)
Begusarai (India) (344 km SE from epicenter)(no details): afraid, people crying,my cattle are in trouble. there is no parameter for pre information. old structure has cracked. (via EMSC)
Saharsa (India) (322 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Trees of my garden was shaking like someone was shaking it from inside the earth.... (via EMSC)
Saharsa (India) (320 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Accidental incidents (via EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal) (319 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was very strong the huge building shakes as someone was trying to eradicate (via EMSC)
Faizabad (India) (310 km SW from epicenter)(no details): very thriller... very bad experience.. (via EMSC)
Kohalpur (Nepal) (305 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt strong tremors at around 12:00 NST, for around 2 minutes. Houses were shaking, and the sound of windows and tin clattering were heard. Everything were oscillating, I was at top 2nd floor of my house, I decided to go to open roof, then again decided I would run downstairs to open ground.People were outside running from their home. (via EMSC)
Itahari (Nepal) (304 km SE from epicenter)(no details): My life's biggest and dangerous earthquake (via EMSC)
Mirjapur Kodara (India) (304 km SW from epicenter)(no details): i felt very low intensity .third time (via EMSC)
Patna (India) (298 km S from epicenter)(no details): Feeling Eaqth Quake in patna (Bihar) (via EMSC)
Ballia (India) (287 km S from epicenter)(no details): All water tank and everything fall down (via EMSC)
Chhapra (India) (277 km S from epicenter)(no details): its not damaganig but fear also remans same because it occurs two time (via EMSC)
Muzaffarpur (India) (246 km S from epicenter)(no details): Incredibly shaken (via EMSC)
Patichaur (Nepal) (103 km W from epicenter)(no details): Never felt earthquake of this scale. Lasted about 15-20 seconds!!! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (86 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Huge movement very scary (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (84 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It's recurring from time to time. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (84 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very strong earthquake.... people run out home .we are super panic !!!! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (81 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Nearly fell down the steps trying to escape my flat. (via EMSC)
Mahankal (Nepal) (81 km SE from epicenter)(no details): it was horrifying (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (81 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt 3 times, some casualties nearby, half portion of wall is broken of 4 storey building.. (via EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt very strong (via EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): . (via EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal) (80 km W from epicenter)(no details): This must be the most severe earthquake in my life. houses falling. don't know where to run out from house (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (752 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Oh my Allah.... It's a earthquake.. I never seen before (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): If during a mild earthquake you are confused about what is going on then you should check a water bottle. .It will indicate whether an earthquake is going on or not. (via EMSC)
Dehradun (India) (694 km W from epicenter)(no details): Can you display information about nearby areas in my region (via EMSC)
Surat (India) (1441 km SW from epicenter)(no details): First time experience how earthquake motion you and you get real feel of it (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (751 km SE from epicenter)(no details): it was a light shake in Dhaka, windows was buzzing (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mild tremors (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (727 km SE from epicenter)(no details): First experience of many people. People of the upper floors are so shocked that they refuse to climb up even after 0 minutes. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): At AMRI hospital salt lake. 2Min duration (via EMSC)
Hazaribagh (India) (477 km S from epicenter)(no details): I WAS SITTING WITH MY COLLEAGUES AND IT WAS A LITTLE PANIC SITUTATION (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (410 km SW from epicenter)(no details): at 11:49 India Time, I felt may mild tremors. My other family members came rushing saying earthquake as I was napping. I felt that too at least for 20 seconds. Immediately we all rushed out of our home and came back after 5 minutes. All the neighbours were also out of their houses (via EMSC)
(India) (1577 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nobody seems to have noticed it as I checked with others in the building. I felt dizzy, felt my chair (which has wheels) was gently swaying. I still feel dizzy, around 10 minutes after it. (via EMSC)
(India) (1463 km S from epicenter)(no details): nil (via EMSC)
Vadodara (India) (1341 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Very very mild termor felt (via EMSC)
(India) (1034 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt strongly for for 1 min (via EMSC)
Jaipur (India) (900 km W from epicenter)(no details): The glasses in my house was trembling and when I went to protect myself under a table, I could feel the floor beneath my float, as if I was in a ship. Here in Jaipur we experience only the mildest of the tremors, most of which have an epicentre beyond the borders, but this one I must say was quite significant. The school in front of my house had all been emptied of children by the authorities in case a major tremor occurs. (via EMSC)
Jaipur (India) (900 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woah! (via EMSC)
Hojai (India) (838 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt like my head was moving, thought that may be not feeling well... Den cme to knw it was an quake (via EMSC)
Gurgaon (India) (760 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was shaking with 4-5 big waves (via EMSC)
Gurgaon (India) (760 km W from epicenter)(no details): It lasted for a very long time (via EMSC)
Gurgaon (India) (760 km W from epicenter)(no details): The whole building swayed, elevator cables hit each other (via EMSC)
Gurgaon (India) (760 km W from epicenter)(no details): Hanging towels were swaying but no movement. (via EMSC)
Sarhol (India) (755 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was pretty weird (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Initially it felt like spinning head. Even though I was sitting, it felt like a standing person would have fallen. (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was felt in whole Dhaka city. I am confirmed by facebook status of others. (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): No comment at the moment. (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): While I was sitting I have felt some kind of dizziness. (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (749 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The laptop started to shake and my seat was swaying. The lights were flickering. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was on call with friend who was away from 520 KM in EAST, informed me she was felling earthquake, within seconds i felt the same. and informed my family. After 10 seconds i got breaking news on channels. It was at least 90 seconds in group of three to four ups downs group.. like we see SINE WAVE. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt the building sway three distinct times - there was mild disorientation and the sway was very perceptable (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): Everything was shaking. Fans, lights, cooking utensils. It was scary. (via EMSC)
(India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was for quiet a long time (via EMSC)
(India) (742 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very long, rocked and rolled like on a ship for about 2 minutes, with some window rattling. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (741 km W from epicenter)(no details): Heavy swaying on 5th floor of hotel. Started easy and got stronger (via EMSC)
Ghaziabad (India) (727 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt this earthquake when I was sitting in second floor and everything was vibrating.I felt like someone was pushing my chair (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was lying on my bed when it started to sway. Initially I thought the bed's loose clamp is to blame. But then I realized it was continuing and getting intenser. So, we, with out pet dog on our lap, just rushed out. There we saw others have also come out. The tremors could be felt unmistakably, but it stayed for just a few seconds. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was a long lasting thing. Perhaps continues for 3 minutes. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): This was felt all around Kolkata, but nothing severe. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): my grandmother said that her head was spinning when the quake happened.I felt my head spinning a little as well. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (725 km SE from epicenter)(no details): fearful (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (725 km W from epicenter)(no details): Building shaking... (via EMSC)
Noida (India) (723 km W from epicenter)(no details): In noida we feel it... (via EMSC)
Howrah (India) (720 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The chill of imminent unhappening made me shiver. (via EMSC)
Asansol (India) (555 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long waves 10-15 times (via EMSC)
Phaguna Atanpur (India) (541 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was sitting in class room. I felt that my chair shaking slightly (via EMSC)
(India) (467 km W from epicenter)(no details): it was severe we cannot think that there is any eartquake (via EMSC)
Lucknow (India) (410 km SW from epicenter)(no details): All my neighbors got out from their houses. (via EMSC)
Martam (India) (389 km E from epicenter)(no details): mehr als 15sec. (via EMSC)
Ayodhya (India) (302 km SW from epicenter)(no details): All people in Ayodhya and Faizabad were come outside from their houses. High wave in pond's water. (via EMSC)
Dharan (Nepal) (294 km SE from epicenter)(no details): At first we felt a slight tremor. We thought this will end soon securing ourseleves. But when it continued we ran out of the house. The houses were shaking, a FM tower was swinging, the road was moving and trembling. (via EMSC)
Birgunj (Nepal) (139 km S from epicenter)(no details): everybody was running (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (85 km SE from epicenter)(no details): it is really big shaking all over. I never feel this kind of shake before !! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (83 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was in movie hall and I felt as if I'm watching 8D movie.. its still shaking bikes were fallen down and the land was shaking heavily (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (81 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was on 3rd floor. Windows cracked.. Compound broken.. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: