Latest Earthquakes in West Bengal, India

Latest Earthquakes in West Bengal, India

An overview of the latest earthquakes near West Bengal, India. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 23 out of 22 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
3 years ago
On 2020-08-26 02:24:03
23.965, 88.4834
126 km (78 mi) โ†‘ N of West Bengal
M 4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2020-04-08 05:53:57
23.4203, 86.989
100 km (62 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4
10 km
4 years ago
On 2019-07-28 21:25:03
22.5443, 86.4405
153 km (95 mi) โ†™ SW of West Bengal
M 4.5
10 km
5 years ago
On 2019-05-26 05:09:10
23.2123, 86.8925
101 km (63 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4.7
10 km
5 years ago
On 2018-08-28 13:03:27
22.6926, 87.7938
33 km (20 mi) โ†“ S of West Bengal
M 4.5
10 km
8 years ago
On 2015-12-15 02:35:15
23.8301, 86.5783
160 km (99 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4.5
14.79 km
9 years ago
On 2015-04-08 01:43:47
21.8203, 89.5318
215 km (134 mi) โ†’ E of West Bengal
M 4.6
17.68 km
10 years ago
On 2013-08-06 18:36:30
23.3104, 88.4902
74 km (46 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.5
35.88 km
11 years ago
On 2013-06-01 13:28:53
22.02, 88.572
130 km (80 mi) โ†˜ SE of West Bengal
M 4.1
10 km
13 years ago
On 2011-06-09 07:34:27
23.602, 89.655
196 km (121 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.4
35 km
15 years ago
On 2009-03-26 04:44:11
22.399, 85.903
210 km (130 mi) โ†™ SW of West Bengal
M 4.1
10 km
15 years ago
On 2009-01-05 07:04:10
23.011, 88.706
87 km (54 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.2
35 km
15 years ago
On 2008-11-08 16:51:37
23.636, 87.36
88 km (54 mi) โ†– NW of West Bengal
M 4.2
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-07-05 16:55:54
24.39, 88.481
168 km (104 mi) โ†‘ N of West Bengal
M 4.2
35 km
16 years ago
On 2008-02-06 06:09:40
23.433, 87.111
90 km (56 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4.3
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-08-05 14:39:18
23.662, 89.885
220 km (136 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.2
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-10-20 00:39:54
23.316, 86.448
148 km (92 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4.3
33 km
23 years ago
On 2001-04-16 00:31:27
22.576, 89.146
140 km (87 mi) โ†’ E of West Bengal
M 4.3
10 km
27 years ago
On 1996-09-24 03:28:01
23.342, 88.586
84 km (52 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.6
36.4 km
29 years ago
On 1994-09-28 16:46:06
23.337, 88.547
80 km (50 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 4.6
33 km
31 years ago
On 1993-05-16 09:05:58
23.101, 86.982
90 km (56 mi) โ† W of West Bengal
M 4.6
33 km
35 years ago
On 1988-12-23 14:18:39
23.832, 88.928
144 km (89 mi) โ†— NE of West Bengal
M 0
33 km
48 years ago
On 1976-06-23 15:38:39
21.415, 88.79
199 km (123 mi) โ†˜ SE of West Bengal
M 5.3
23 km

West Bengal Earthquake Statistics

West Bengal in , India has experienced a total of 22 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in West Bengal 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for West Bengal was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:01:59.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 4 21 91.3%
M 5 1 4.35%

Magnitude distribution for West Bengal was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:01:44.

When was the last earthquake in West Bengal, India?

The last earthquake in West Bengal was 3 years ago and struck 126 km (78 mi) โ†‘ N of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near West Bengal, India?

The strongest earthquake recorded near West Bengal was a 5.30 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 23.0 kilometers. It struck 67 km SE of Kultali, India or 199 km (123 mi) โ†˜ SE from the center of West Bengal, 48 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near West Bengal, India?

In 2024, West Bengal has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that West Bengal is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, West Bengal has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.29 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that West Bengal is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.02 months.

Earthquakes Near Cities in West Bengal, India

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.