Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Remembering the 18Sep2011, 6.8R Earthquake in this region.

A strong earthquake of magnitude M: 6.8 shook Sikkim and Darjeeling areas of India and adjoining Nepal at 18.11 hours IST on 18Sept 2011 with its epicentre near the Sikkim-Nepal border, about 68 km northwest of Gangtok.
Placed above are some images of the region after the earthquake. You can read on the quake here (1, 2, 3)

Photo credit for Sikkim images: Tseten Lepcha 

Praful Rao,
Darjeeling district

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