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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: Nepal, 25 Apr 2015 06:11, which had occurred 2 hours and 45 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015
25 Apr 09:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 14 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:55 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.66°N / 85.62°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NE of Dhulikhel (pop: 16,300)
10 km (6 mi) NE of Banepā (pop: 17,200)
13 km (8 mi) NE of Panauti (pop: 46,600)
30 km (19 mi) E of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
170 km (106 mi) N of Darbhanga (pop: 287,200)
173 km (107 mi) N of Muzaffarpur (pop: 333,200)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 Apr 08:55 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km NepalGFZ

User reports for this quake (10)

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Kharagpur (617.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The bed was shaking with rippling buckets and creaking and squeaking doors.Road cracks.
pondicherry. (1839.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
siddharthnagarup / not felt
Utter Pradesh India, fatehpur 212601 / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
webel more salt lake kolkata (632.6 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : felt the first and second wave but didn't felt any other
Kolkata (629.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
New Delhi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
GANGTOK EAST SIKKIM (629.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Panic has again seen after the last earthquake happened in 18th sept 2012, this was the 2nd dangerous tremor felt in Sikkim, small tremors can be felt while i am typing right now, and hope if a high magnitude will hit again our sate will be destroyed as its one of the most vulnerable in hills.
Kolkata (629.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
kushinagar / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Nepal, 25 Apr 2015 08:55

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (123 quakes):
  • 08 Oct 2015 16:13 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Oct 2015 07:15 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Sep 2015 10:54 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 02 Sep 2015 23:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Aug 2015 17:48 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Aug 2015 13:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Aug 2015 19:06 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Aug 2015 06:36 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Aug 2015 09:55 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Aug 2015 18:11 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Aug 2015 13:02 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Aug 2015 20:04 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Aug 2015 04:57 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Aug 2015 02:10 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Aug 2015 00:39 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Aug 2015 06:12 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 25 April 2015
 

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