Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
23 Feb - 1 Mar 2020: Volcanoes of the Danakil desert - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11, which had occurred 45 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015
Date & time: Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.99°N / 85.64°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (982 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Sat, 25 Apr 06:56 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km25km NNE of Nagarkot, NepalUSGS
Sat, 25 Apr 06:56 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km XIZANG-NEPAL BORDER REGIONEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Gurgaon / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Kolkata (661.8 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shocked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
chandigarh (913.7 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
kolkata / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
woodstock (781.4 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
chandigarh (915.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Kolkata, Rawdon street (664.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt it for the second time. The first one was quite long 20-25 secs minimum.. this one lasted for about 10 seconds and now it's raining
kushinagar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
saurav kushinagar uttar pradesh india / not felt
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (647 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was twice with in a 30/40 minutes time. And the shaking felt for more than a minute. People rushed through the emergency stair to the front road. (via EMSC)
Kolkata (India) (640 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Earthquake of 6.5 magnitude. Moderate waving of the building. Quite frightening. (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: