Esri Maps Reveal Impacts from Nepal Earthquakes - 30/04/2015


The 2015 Nepal earthquake (also referred to as the Himalayan earthquake) occurred at 11:56 NST on 25 April with a magnitude of 7.8. Its epicentre was approximately 21 milies east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal, and its hypocentre was at a depth of approximately 9.3 miles. It is the most powerful disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake.

In response to the disaster, Esri has added a range of maps covering different areas of the disaster which can be viewed by following the link Nepal Earthquake Maps gallery.

Nepal Earthquake Swipe Map

Compare pre- and post-earthquake imagery from Airbus Defence & Space to explore damage around Nepal. This map includes several bookmarks to help you navigate around key points of interest and landmarks that were damaged or destroyed.

Nepal Earthquake Impact Summary Map

Interactively explore demographic information about the people affected by the earthquake. This map fuses demographic data with the Shakemap from USGS to provide estimates about the population in each shake zone. Click a zone on the map to see how many people live in that area.

Last updated: 06/02/2019