Events which occurred in remote areas will be excluded from the list as they wouldn't have generated significant media interest. As it was felt that what was needed after the Earthquake that the drainage of the sub-soil water should be properly guided the Tirthut Waterways Division came into being. A. Dunn and three assistants were sent to the areas chiefly affected. The current title does not accurately reflect the appropriate scope of this article. Some 30,000 people were said to have died [ 1 ] Munger and Muzaffarpur were completely destroyed. This 8.0 magnitude earthquake occurred on 15 January at around 2:13 PM IST (08:43 UTC) and caused widespread damage in northern Bihar and in Nepal. The 1934 Bihar earthquake was one of the worst earthquakes of India. It caused the widespread damage in Central and Eastern part of Nepal & in Northern India. Shortly after the Bihar Earthquake of 1934, the social workers under a mistaken idea started constructing a bandh across an innumerable waterways blocking the roads and railways, culverts and drainage channels. The Historic Nepal - Bihar earthquake measuring M 8.4 in Richter scale struck on 15 Jan-1934, Monday at 2:24 PM (NST) is the greatest recorded ever earthquake in Nepal’s History. PDF | Slip distribution model has been developed for 15th January 1934 Bihar-Nepal earthquake of Mw 8.1 has been developed through stochastic model. The towns of Munger and Muzaffarpur were completely destroyed. PDF | On Jan 1, 2012, C. Lomnitz and others published Earthquakes | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate PDF | A major earthquake hit Bihar, in the northern parts of India and Nepal , on 15 January 1934. 1934 Bihar earthquake → 1934 Nepal–India earthquake – The earthquake originated in Nepal and historically is of no lesser significance to Nepal than it is to India. Lower magnitude events are included if they have caused death, injury or damage. SOON after the occurrence of this great earthquake on January 15, Dr. J. The 1934 Bihar earthquake or 1934 Bihar–Nepal earthquake was one of the worst earthquakes in India's history. This is a list of earthquakes in 1934.Only magnitude 6.0 or greater earthquakes appear on the list.