Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Kathmandu, Province 3, Nepal
Tue, 4 May 2021, 06:1306:13 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Nepal near Kathmandu, Province 3, only 14 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 1:58 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 122.7 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.8 quake 4 May 1:58 pm (GMT +8)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Kodari (pop. 1,600) located 61 km from the epicenter, Kathmandu (pop. 1,442,300) 78 km away, Madhyapur Thimi (pop. 83,000) 78 km away, Patan (pop. 183,300) 81 km away, Kirtipur (pop. 44,600) 81 km away, Banepā (pop. 17,200) 82 km away, Dhulikhel (pop. 16,300) 84 km away, and Panauti̇̄ (pop. 27,600) 88 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.
If you felt it, report it through our site or app right now!
I felt this quake
Date & time: 4 May 2021 1:58 pm (GMT +8) local time (4 May 2021 05:58 GMT)
Depth: 122.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.37°N / 85.54°E (Tibet, Nepal)
Primary data source: NCS
Tue, 4 May 2021, 05:37
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.7 quake in Indonesia near Nabire, Papua, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Tuesday 4 May 2021 at 2:23 pm local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all