06/12/1897 | 1897 Shillong Earthquake

Description

Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1100s 12th Century Himalaya Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.8 D
1255 Jun 07th 1255 Nepal Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8 C
1344 Sep 14th 1344 Nepal Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 7.9 C
1400s 15th Century Nepal Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.2 D
1505 Sep 24th 1505 Nepal Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.6 C
1555 1555 Kashmir Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 7.8 C
1714 May 04th 1714 Bhutan Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.1 C
1897 Jun 12th 1897 Shillong Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.2 B
1934 Jan 15th, 09:43 1934 Bihar Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.4 A
1950 Aug 15th, 15:09 1950 Assam Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.6 A
References
  • Bilham (2021) -Bilham, Roger. "Himalayan earthquakes: a review of historical seismicity and early 21st century slip potential." Geological Society, London, Special Publications 483.1 (2019): 423-482. - Link
  • GHEA (GHEC v1.0) -Albini P., Musson R.M.W., Rovida A., Locati M., Gomez Capera A.A., and Viganò D. (2014). The Global Earthquake History. Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol.30, No.2, pp. 607-624. http://doi.org/10.1193/122013EQS297 - Link
  • Hough (2013) -Hough, S. E. (2013). Missing great earthquakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(3), 1098-1108. - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.20 (8.00-8.70)
Epicenter 25.130°N, 90.070°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami no/unknown
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence B
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Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2021 Bilham (2021) 8.2 (8-8.3)
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 8 (8-8.7)
2013 Hough (2013) 8

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