Chronology of earthquakes in the last 10 years

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Strong tremors rocked large parts of north India, including the national capital and its adjoining areas, Tuesday evening following a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake on the Pakistan-Iran border. Following is the list of some of the major quakes in India in the last 10 years.

* April 4, 2013: An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit the Kashmir Valley. No damage to life or property was reported.

* March 2, 2013: A quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale rocked parts of northeast India and Bangladesh. No loss of life or damage to property.

* May 11, 2012: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake rocked Assam and Meghalaya. Some buildings developed cracks after the tremor but no casualties were reported.

* March 5, 2012: Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and some parts of north India after a quake measuring 5 on the Richter scale. No serious damage was reported.

* Sep 18, 2011: At least 35 people were killed and hundreds injured in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in the Sikkim-Nepal border region.

* Oct 8, 2005: More than 40,000 people were killed on both sides of the Line of Control that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan following a quake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale.

* Dec 26, 2004: Over 200,000 were killed when a 9.3 magnitude earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Sumatra island, unleashing a tsunami that hit India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Maldives.

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