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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - NEPAL on Wednesday, 20 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake  - NEPAL on Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Date & time: Wed, 20 May 09:02:32 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.3°N / 85.03°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (1022 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^11 J (69.8 MWh / 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 May 2015
Wed, 20 May 09:02 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km13km S of Hitura, NepalUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
TRIPURESWOR (53.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
duwakot, Bhaktpur / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
Patna (India) (188 km S from epicenter)(no details): Little vibrating (via EMSC)
Kageshwari Manohara (Nepal) (60 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt badly (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It's already 25 days we are under the fearful threat of several quakes a day. The tremor experience is terrible. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Short but powerful shock (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary enough!! (via EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Really creepy (via EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal) (48 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was strong , though duration was short. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): After facing all those after shocks now I am used to with it (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaken suddenly for 10 seconds around, aftershock that was fast and quick. (via EMSC)
Siddhipur (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Soooo unbelive aftersock again (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was a very big jerk lasting a few seconds.i felt like I was going to be thrown out from my sofa (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Really really dizzy!!!! #_# (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Late update (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Short but yet powerful. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt bump (via EMSC)
Kapilvastu (Nepal) (198 km W from epicenter)(no details): It's quite light here (via EMSC)
Patna (India) (187 km S from epicenter)(no details): Gaurav/ very little shake. .. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt one jotl and shaking after that (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Quiet strong n lasted about 4 sec (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): shook my bed (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was jumping type jerk (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel much..was sleeping (via EMSC)
Anantalingeshwar (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was working in 2nd floor in my office at Rosevillage Balkot and I felt the strong vibration and my colleagues started running. Was a kind of funny incident but terrifying (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaking! (via EMSC)
Imadol (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): quite scary (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It waz just for few seconds but was powerful.... (via EMSC)
Nirmali (India) (189 km SE from epicenter)(no details): mild shake up-down (via EMSC)
Nirmali (India) (189 km SE from epicenter)(no details): mild shake at nirmali. (via EMSC)
Patna (India) (186 km S from epicenter)(no details): While i was lying on the ,i felt a little vibration (via EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal) (149 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Slight Shake (via EMSC)
Dhulikhel (Nepal) (62 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Had to run out (via EMSC)
Dhulikhel (Nepal) (62 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Single jerk, quite strong! (via EMSC)
Gokarneshwor (Nepal) (61 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Its felt litely.. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): There was a loud thud and a shake. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Yes felt it but short time (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shook for a while (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was big (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Aayo.. for couple of seconds.... and i am still shaking .... i thought it was decreasing .... but still... the ground is shaking.. slight but fearsome... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (58 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Strong shock for 10 second @ jorpati, many people came out from their building. Engr.Deo. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just felt an earthquake.. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Looks like big earthquake in Kathmandu (via EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Omg. Scared. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was noisy and shaky (via EMSC)
Gokarneshwor (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A Little shake! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Almost fell down from my rolling chair! (via EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): एक दम कडा आयो (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (57 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shake n sound (via EMSC)
Kageshwari Manohara (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Terrifying shock As if again it will destruct again in Nepal. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt pretty huge. But was for a short time. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary shit but for small duration!! (via EMSC)
Suryabinayak (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A bang noise for few seconds (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A bigger than usual aftershocks... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (56 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Great rumble and rolling tremor (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I just felt the shake. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The table shaked. It was short say four seconds. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt by all members of family Few people in the field cried (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): about three jolts. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a huge stroke.. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a jolt! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt quite hard... (via EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was at nic asia, so shaking, frighten yar. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Little bit shaking (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): tried to go safe place (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a big one right now! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Vertical thrust at naxal (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (55 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was for a dhort time. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it strongly (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I felt it and it was a big one. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just now felt the big shaking. I guess it is more than 5 MM (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt slightly (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaking a bit (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): was big shake (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was significant (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Short but strong!!! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt itquite strongly (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bump (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just a small shake (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): My near by ppl started shouting the quake is felt when i was like stop doing it i dont get fooled by your jokes anymore and when i looked at the street everyone was outside so we were shocked speacially me cuz i felt nothing (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Pushed upwards a single jolt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Like a sudden (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Huge one (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Jumped.... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Like lifting of yhe ground (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mild one.. Maybe around 4.0 to 4.5 thats happening quite a lot these days (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): felt about 3/4 seconds. ground shook a bit. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Quite terrific (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): felt like we fell down an inch (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just a bit of a Jolt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Windows vibrate... House rocked...... A strange explosive sound (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): IT WAS one Great Quake but time was 4-5 Sec (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A big thud then shaking but only lasted 5 secs maximum. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slight shake (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mild shock (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A strange explosive sound ... Windows vibrates (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): That one was terrible. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): defo tremor on larger scale felt near aiport. lasted 10-15secs (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Little shaky (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bit stronger (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Once again (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Feels like I'm in war zone. My enemy using tank to destroy us. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it for sometime. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaked a little (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slight pandemonium at the office. Varying degrees of reaction, from the stoic to the nervous. Came back from a solid brief on the science of recent earthquakes. Don't know how that changed things. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scared enough in kitchen (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shake a bit (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slight but clearly felt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Thought it was more than 5.5 Mag. It was a big jolt. I will say 'TUMBLER'. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just scared (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was upside down with sound. Doom doom for 1 or 2 second. It was felt because epicenter was near from kathmandu. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): condition to run from room (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was so terrified that I wore helmet and crawled down the table at my workplace. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): more of a sound than shake.was frightening though (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just shook for a few seconds, but there was a distinct noise and thorough shaking! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km NE from epicenter)(no details): it was somewhat long. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Guessing above 5 (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaking, ran out of the room (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): like bombarment (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): shook us all...shook us good (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Big one I thk (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was strong (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I and my mates felt this shock.. Sujeet (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): 6 second jolt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Moderate jolt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Shaken by this aftershock (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Massive Aftershock. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Preety Strong (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): strong aftershock (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): it was dangerous (via EMSC)
Sitapaila (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): was a strong one (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): its been 26 days now we r still in shock (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): shaking movement (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a small jolt (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Safe but worries (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was quite strong (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I thought it was 5 , may be because of very close epicenter... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mild (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): mild one though scary (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): सानो पराकम्पन थियो। (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Just like thunder for a second (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Heavy shaking of glass..lasted a few seconds (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Wasn't too shaky but sure very loud, almost like a big explosion.. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lil big one (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was lying down on the floor watching a movie. Felt a strong tremor. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): We feel impact shock when are in training... (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A big one (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was jolt mild one could hear thunder like sound ..... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Must be a 4 or 5 richter scale... (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Slight but powerful lift.... (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km NE from epicenter)(no details): There was a bang and then vertical shaking!! But it was for a short period!! (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): again scared (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Short shake buy well felt. Needed to run.to safety. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was quite big but for only short time. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was like someone hit the house. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): up and down shaking and then east-west n drop... its may be more then 6rs. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Big shake.. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Feel it (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was quite a shake (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): hilake rak diya! (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Light b7mping (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): That was scary (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Three jolts (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A little shake (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Another horrible! (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): That was quiet scary !!! Short one though ... (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was like falling down/lowering 6 inch at once. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was so horrible (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Three jolts was very scary (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Scary, three jolts, two major, one tremor (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt like pulled underneath! (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (49 km NE from epicenter)(no details): A bump with an exploding sound. Somewhat same as last night around 9:30.--Nakkhu, Patan (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (48 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It shoke for a while (via EMSC)
Sainbu (Nepal) (48 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Felt quite big (via EMSC)
Sainbu (Nepal) (47 km NE from epicenter)(no details): damn!! not again.. (via EMSC)
Sainbu (Nepal) (47 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Another one!...#gohomeearthquake (via EMSC)
Dumarwana (Nepal) (19 km S from epicenter)(no details): trembling (via EMSC)

 

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