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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - NEPAL on Tuesday, 12 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11, which had occurred 2 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - NEPAL on Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Date & time: Tuesday, 12 May 2015 07:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.59°N / 86.54°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Lower Chindwin (1036 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 12 May 2015
Tue, 12 May 07:48 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km NepalGFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Bidhan Nagar (India) (207 km SE from epicenter)(no details): We were in the common room gossiping on certain issues all of a sudden the earth start shaking we rushed out of the building without panicking and gathered in an open ground. (via EMSC)
Sahjanwa (India) (362 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was examining pts. N sudden I felt my chair start vibrating after that window start shaking. We move outside. After half minute it stoped. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (134 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping. It wake and scared me. It was really fearfull. (via EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal) (132 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The quake was almost same like 17 days ago, but thi time it was first vertical and then horizontal. The weather is cloudy and we are worried the quake might come again. Horrified life here in East of Nepal. (via EMSC)
Dharan (Nepal) (103 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Why is this eq travelling down to eastern nepal? (via EMSC)


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