Earthquake Hits Bhutan


Thimphu: Earthquake of Magnitude:4.4, Occurred on:17-09-2016, 16:47:58 IST, Lat:27.1 N & Long: 90.0 E, Depth: 25 Km, Region: Bhutan. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property said Sikim weather Department. An earthquake triggering panic among people who rushed out of their homes to open grounds.

The 2011 Sikkim earthquake (also known as the 2011 Himalayan earthquake) occurred with a moment magnitude of 6.9 and was centered within the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, near the border of Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim, at 18:10 IST on Sunday, 18 September.