Major Earthquakes in India, Southeast Asia: A Timeline

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People stand outside a house damaged from an earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday, October 26, 2015. A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake in northern Afghanistan rocked cities across South Asia. (Press Trust of India photo)

Timeline of earthquakes that have rocked India and Southeast Asian countries since 2001:

October 26, 2015: An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale and an epicentre in Jarm in Afghanistan, 256 km northeast of Kabul, also hits parts of India and Pakistan.

April 25, 2015: An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale strikes Lamjung district in Nepal.

November 23, 2014: A 6.3 magnitude quake hits China, killing at least two people.

November 23, 2014: Over 50 people injured and around 10 houses collapsed after a 6.7-magnitude quake hit Japan.

May 5, 2014: An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude occurred in the Bay of Bengal and tremors were felt across India.

September 25, 2013: A 7.7-magnitude quake hit Pakistan’s remote south-west province of Balochistan, killed over 300 people.

April 20, 2013: A quake of 6.6 magnitude hit a remote mountainous area of south-western China’s Sichuan province, killing around 150 people and injuring hundreds of other people.

September 20, 2011: At least 68 people were killed and over 300 injured in a quake of 6.8 magnitude that struck Sikkim.

September 22, 2009: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale killed at least 10 people in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan and left dozens more injured.

October 8, 2005: The magnitude 7.6 earthquake killed at least 86,000 people, injured more than 69,000 and caused extensive damage in northern Pakistan.

December 26, 2004: A quake of 9.3 magnitude on the Richter scale hit countries in the Asia Pacific region, killing over two lakh people.

January 26, 2001: An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit the town of Bhuj in Gujarat, killing over 10,000 people.

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