08/15/1950 | 1950 Assam 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, 08:43 1934 Bihar Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.4 A
1950 Aug 15th, 14:09 1950 Assam Earthquake Himalaya Megathrust 8.6 A
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 8.60 (8.60-8.60)
Epicenter 28.363°N, 96.445°E
Depth 15 km
Tsunami no/unknown
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence A
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Year Reference Magnitude
2021 USGS Earthquake Catalogue 8.6

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