Nepal witnessed a 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning, killing more than 1,800 people across the country.
The tremors were also felt in different parts of India as well. About 50 were reported dead in north and north-east regions of the country. Tremors were also felt in southern states including Kerala.
Reports suggest that this is the worst quake in 80 years. Let's have a look at the major earthquakes in India over the years.
A massive destruction occurred on 26 January 2001 in Bhuj, Gujarat. The earthquake, which measured 7.7 on the Richter scale, had hit the town killing about 10,000 people.
Asia Pacific Region
A powerful quake of 9.3 magnitude on Richter scale hit countries in the Asia Pacific region on 26 December 2004. The massive destruction took lives of two lakh people. India was also affected by the quake and the tsunami that followed it.
India's neighbouring country, Pakistan, was hit by an earthquake on 8 October 2005 with 7.6 magnitude, which caused excessive damage. Around 86,000 people were killed and tremors were felt in other neighbouring countries as well.
Also, on 25 September 2013, 300 people were killed in Pakistan in the quake, which had hit the south-west province of Balochistan.
Sikkim witnessed a 6.8 magnitude earthquake on 20 September 2011, killing at least 68 people and injuring several others.
Bay of Bengal
Tremors were felt across India when an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude hit the Bay of Bengal on 5 May 2014.
Magnitude of 6.7 on Richter scale caused destruction in Japan on 23 November 2014. Tremors were also felt in India.
Check out the above slideshow of terrifying images of the Nepal quake and watch the below video, which was captured during the earthquake