1950 Assam–Tibet earthquake
The 1950 Assam - Tibet earthquake also known as the Assam Earthquake occurred at 2:09pm on the 15th of August. The epicentre was located RIma and the earthquake itself was destructive in both Assam and Tibet. This was known to be the 10th largest earthquake in the 20th century. As well as that, The Assam earthquake is the largest to not have been occurred by an oceanic subduction. Instead it was caused by two continental plates converging.
In the Nyingchi-Qamdo-Zhamo (Rima, Zayu) area of eastern Tibet around 78 people were killed and many buildings were damaged. The earthquakequake was felt at Lhasa and in Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces, China. Severe damage also occurred in the Sibsagar-Sadiya area of Assam, India and in the surrounding hills. Over 70 villagers were affected in the Abor hills, though mostly by landslides. 8 days later a natural dam broke, creating a 7m wave which destroyed several villages and killed almost 536 people.
Further research Dr.Tandon from a seismological service, he found out a geographical spread of this quake, from about 90 deg to 97 deg east longitude.
Magnitude : 8.6 Mercalli Scale : X = 10