2011 sikkim earthquake (also known as 2011 himalayan earthquake) at 6:10pm ist on sunday 18 september 2011, an earthquake with a magnitude of 69 struck the indian state of sikkim, and was felt across northeastern india, nepal, bhutan, bangladesh and southern tibet. 1 sikkim earthquake of 18th september, 2011 a report disaster mitigation and management centre (an autonomous institution of the department of disaster management, government of uttarakhand. The 2011 sikkim earthquake (also known as the 2011 himalayan earthquake ) occurred with a moment magnitude of 69 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.
Acute stress-related psychological impact in children following devastating natural disaster, the sikkim earthquake (2011), india mondal r(1), sarkar s, banerjee i, hazra a, majumder d, sabui t, dutta s, saren a, pan p. christchurch earthquake 2011 case study (new zealand) on tuesday 22 february 2011 at 12:51 pm christchurch struck by a magnitude 63 earthquake, which killed 185 people and injured several thousand the quake was centred 10km south-east of the city at a depth of 5km. On 18 september 2011, an earthquake with its epicentre in the adjacent sikkim state of india struck nepal to cause extensive structural damage, despite of minor life loss the earthquake served to. Much has been talked and written about the sikkim earthquake of 2011 as one of the worst affected disasters to have happened in the eastern himalayas studies have been conducted on the immediate disaster relief and response aftermath the disaster.
2011 had highest economic losses from earthquakes and highest economic losses from natural disasters on record, from the march 2011 earthquake in japan. Pdf | 18 september 2011 sikkim earthquake indicate strike-slip fault plane solution all the earlier fault plane solutions determined for earthquakes (magnitude mw 47 - 62), in sikkim and bhutan. On september, 18 2011, at 610 pm, a devastating earthquake struck sikkim and the adjacent area in the west bengal the epicenter was in mangan in north sikkim the quake had a magnitude of 69 on richter scale and lasted for 40 seconds with several aftershocks. 2011 sikkim earthquake's wiki: the 2011 sikkim earthquake (also known as the 2011 himalayan earthquake) occurred with a moment magnitude of 69 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, 1.
A strong earthquake of magnitude m: 68 shook sikkim and darjeeling areas of india and adjoining nepal at 1811 hours ist on 18th september 2011 with its epicentre (277on. 2011 sikkim earthquake - download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. India: sikkim earthquake the situation india: earthquake dref mdrin008 eq-2011-000136-ind 22 september 2011 ic earthquake epicentre 0 125 250 affected states km.
Most people were impacted by the tohoku earthquake in japan, the turkish quake in van and the sikkim quake in a heavily populated area note the 1 million buildings damaged in japan after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Earthquake events a detailed report on sikkim earthquake is available for download here 18 sept 2011 sikkim -nepal border earthquake clearinghouse. The modified mercalli intensity value assigned to a specific site after an earthquake has a more meaningful measure of severity to the nonscientist than the magnitude because intensity refers to the effects actually experienced at that place. We have herein reproduced the pdf of the quick report on sikkim earthquake in eeri nov 2011 newsletter also reproduced is the detailed sikkim earthquake report.
Fault plane solutions of the september 18, 2011 sikkim himalaya earthquake of mw 69 and its four aftershocks (mw40) are studied by waveform inversion using the local broadband network data the solutions show pure strike-slip. Disaster management in after earthquake, focusing on sikkim, india seismic vulnerability has damaged sikkim state of india for several times yet wwwssdmanicin has clarified that # disastermanagement is the only policy to survive here with tremendous risks.
2011 sikkim earthquake effects on built environment & the m69 earthquake hit sikkim on 18th september 2011 with its epicenter located at 2772°n. On 18 september 2011, all the indian states and countries surrounding sikkim witnessed a devastating moderate earthquake of magnitude 69 (mw)originating in sikkim-nepal border with an intensity of vi+ in msk scale, this earthquake caused collapse of both unreinforced masonry buildings, heritage structures and framed structures followed by landslides and mud slides at various places of sikkim. Acquired october 19, 2011, this natural-color image shows landslides in the northern indian state of sikkim the landslides likely resulted from an earthquake to the northwest.