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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEPAL on Saturday, 16 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake: Nepal, 25 Apr 2015 06h11, which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - NEPAL on Saturday, 16 May 2015
16 May 05:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour 20 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 16 May 2015 03:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.45°N / 85.31°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of kankrabari Dovan (pop: 10,000)
25 km (16 mi) SW of Panauti̇̄ (pop: 27,600)
25 km (16 mi) S of Pātan (pop: 183,300)
26 km (16 mi) S of Kirtipur (pop: 44,600)
28 km (17 mi) S of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
160 km (100 mi) SE of Pokhara (pop: 200,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 16 May 03:50 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km NEPALEMSC

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kathmandu / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I felt this quake while having my dining table start moving by it was for a very short period.
Godawari (Nepal, 17 km NE of epicenter) : Small shake ! (reported through EMSC)
Siliguri (India, 320 km E of epicenter) : Mild Shake. (reported through EMSC)
Gongabu (Nepal, 32 km N of epicenter) : Felling terrible (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 28 km N of epicenter) : Small one (reported through EMSC)
Patan (Nepal, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Felt quake... Me n brother both came out as soon as we felt (reported through EMSC)
Gorakhpur (India, 209 km W of epicenter) : I felt earthquake before half an hour's (reported through EMSC)
Ilam (Nepal, 266 km E of epicenter) : As if it was.. (reported through EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal, 154 km NW of epicenter) : Thaha vayena (reported through EMSC)
Byas (Nepal, 118 km NW of epicenter) : Again (reported through EMSC)
Janakpur (Nepal, 100 km SE of epicenter) : I didn't feel it (reported through EMSC)
Kapan (Nepal, 32 km N of epicenter) : I felt it, i was on bed and it was enough to wake me up (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 31 km N of epicenter) : Felt another one today (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 31 km N of epicenter) : I felt earthquake in kathamandu- sukedhara. AM 9.24. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 28 km N of epicenter) : lightly (reported through EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal, 28 km NE of epicenter) : Slightly (reported through EMSC)
Nirmali (India, 178 km SE of epicenter) : feel lightly again (reported through EMSC)

Significant earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - NEPAL on Saturday, 16 May 2015

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