Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
12-30 Aug 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
14-17 Aug 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
12-20 Oct 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nepal on Friday, 22 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Nepal on Friday, 22 May 2015
May 22 14:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Date & time: Fri, 22 May 10:59:35 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.07°N / 84.92°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (941 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 22 May 2015
Fri, 22 May 10:59 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km47km NW of Kirtipur, NepalUSGS
Fri, 22 May 10:59 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km XIZANG-NEPAL BORDER REGIONEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Siliguri (India) (370 km SE from epicenter)(no details): বুঝতে পারিনি (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I didnot feel it in kathmandu (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (49 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Its smoothly come n gone (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It was shaky! (via EMSC)
Ratnanagar (Nepal) (64 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Small tremor (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): little be (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was sleeping in the bed (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I heard a boom sound (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sorry no feeling (via EMSC)
Kapan (Nepal) (50 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just small sake (via EMSC)
Siliguri (India) (372 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt slight tremor (via EMSC)
Siliguri (India) (371 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Light tremor. I was sitting on bed. There was little vibration. It was felt at Siliguri. Regards, amit sanyal (via EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal) (288 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Absolutely mild!! (via EMSC)
Patna (India) (270 km S from epicenter)(no details): I was at chair feel little shake @gaurav (via EMSC)
Bharatpur (Nepal) (65 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Not felt (via EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal) (60 km SE from epicenter)(no details): danger (via EMSC)
Duwakot (Nepal) (57 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Can anybody tell me when is this quake gonna stop in nepal (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (54 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Was with water bottle and I felt it and to conform i saw water in the bottle moving (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The jolt was strong but we are kind of used to it now. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): slight shaking, the mirrror on my wall swung so I knew it was an earthqquake (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Slightly (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (53 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Did not feel it (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel it. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting on the chair, I dint felt but my friend felt it. (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I watch the flimsy monitor all day - and it shook! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (52 km SE from epicenter)(no details): little shaky (via EMSC)
Patan (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Little shaking.. like vibrator. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Shook a light one (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Hallayo hallayo (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a shake at around 4.45 (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Gentle shake (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Bamm!! A lift (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Standing In The 8th Floor It Did Shake The Building But On The Ground Most People Didn't Noticed It. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): mild jolt felt at upstair (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Twitter alerted me ;) (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was just sitting in the staircase and was playing game and it pulled me towards north direction (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): felt big (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Will these aftershocks ever stop?!! Sick of it now!! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): i am in nepal i have also faced quake of 7.8 magnitude (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Hardly felt it! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (50 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Did not felt but window was shaking little (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (49 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Abuii.,once again quaking quake. (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (49 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Don't so dangerous (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (49 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just small shake (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): felt it strong (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): A mild shake for 3-4secs (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Confusion (via EMSC)
(Nepal) (48 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was on confused it was shaking or was my feeling... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 4.2 only (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Not that great! ! (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Confused weather it was earthquake or just my feeling. (via EMSC)
Gongabu (Nepal) (47 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Little freaky (via EMSC)
Sitapaila (Nepal) (46 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I feel this one... I was watching tv at 2nd floor.. (via EMSC)
Jitpur Phedi (Nepal) (41 km SE from epicenter)(no details): strong jolt felt for 2-3 seconds (via EMSC)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: