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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Nepal-India Border Region on Saturday, 25 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Nepal-India Border Region 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 17 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Nepal-India Border Region on Saturday, 25 April 2015
Apr 26 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 9.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 25 April 2015 23:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.82°N / 84.89°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (970 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 25 Apr 2015
Sat, 25 Apr 23:16 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmNEPAL-INDIA BORDER REGIONEMSC
Sat, 25 Apr 23:16 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km41km WNW of Kirtipur, NepalUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
ludhiana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Roorkee / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
varanasi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kolkata / MMI IV (Light shaking): Initially I was feeling dizziness. Later realized that it was earthquake.
Kolkata / MMI III (Weak shaking): My chair was shaking.
San Francisco (United States) (12194 km E from epicenter)(no details): It seems the gentle roll was felt 16 minutes after the event here in CA. (via EMSC)
Dhaka (Bangladesh) (716 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I think it was an aftershock for the 7.9 yesterday. 5.4 is very big too. It was only for about 10 seconds. The ceiling fan was swaying and I ran to wake up my parents, I think it stopped by then. (via EMSC)
Basti (India) (248 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in here. Hoping it all stop soon. (via EMSC)

 

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