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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Nepal on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 16:23 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Nepal on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 16:23 (GMT)
27 Nov 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Date & time: 2019-11-27 04:23:28 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.55°N / 85.71°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Dhulikhel (pop: 16,300)
19 km (12 mi) E of Panauti (pop: 46,600)
20 km (12 mi) E of Panauti̇̄ (pop: 27,600)
42 km (26 mi) SE of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
157 km (97 mi) N of Darbhanga (pop: 287,200)
162 km (101 mi) N of Muzaffarpur (pop: 333,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-11-27 16:23:28 UTCM 4.7NepalEMSC
2019-11-27 16:23:31 UTC
2019-11-27 22:08:31 +05:45
M 4.6 / 10 km18km SW of Kodari, NepalUSGS
2019-11-27 16:23:30 UTCM 4.5 / 10 kmNepalGFZ

User reports for this quake (38)

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Dhulikhel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Weak shaking for a couple of seconds in rooftop, cracking noise hearable. Dogs were alarmed
Thapa chowk, Janakpur (86.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was going to sleep then suddenly my bed shook for seconds then I realized that its an earthquake..
Kathmandu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kathmandu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Simpal Kavre / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was awakened by it
46.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was trying to have some fun with my wife after dinner, we were talking about funny incidents and suddenly the house was shaken, we assumed as it’s already old but it was an earthquake as the neighborhood were rushing outdoor.
Kirtipur (Nepal, 45 km W of epicenter) : Felt in the lower floors by my children and across town by friends. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 43 km NW of epicenter) : 4.5 Kathmandu NEPAL (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 43 km NW of epicenter) : this was small but duration was 3-5 second long (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 42 km NW of epicenter) : Scary! (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : Hhhh (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : Shaking (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : Light shake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : feeling movement (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 40 km W of epicenter) : Kathmandu around 10:10 pm. Doubtful quake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Short jolt (reported through EMSC)
Jharuwarasi (Nepal, 37 km W of epicenter) : Feeling shaky for about 5 6 secs (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Just some up and down (reported through EMSC)
Bageshwari (Nepal, 30 km NW of epicenter) : I felt small quack (reported through EMSC)
Durres (Albania, 6128 km W of epicenter) : Pak u ndje ky, sna ben me pershtypje (reported through EMSC)
Shkoder (Albania, 6112 km W of epicenter) : u ndje dhe ketu (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 6097 km W of epicenter) : Pray for albania we are getting earthquakes every 10 mins 4.2 5.3 6.4 3.9 (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 6097 km W of epicenter) : Po ku ndjeht ne durres o kucka (reported through EMSC)
Tiranë (Albania, 6096 km W of epicenter) : Mos shkruani me ju qe skeni lidhje me kto kara smerni vesh bole (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 45 km W of epicenter) : Felt subtle shaking in Kirtipur (reported through EMSC)
Budhanilkantha (Nepal, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Slight shake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : I felt slight movement (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : May b 4 (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : It was a low thunder sort of jolts, water, mirror paintings shivered. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km NW of epicenter) : Slightly felt it and saw the key on my locker shaking!! (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : Lasted for about five seconds – chair and desk vibrated slightly (reported through EMSC)
(Nepal, 41 km W of epicenter) : It was small (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 40 km W of epicenter) : Just small shake... (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 40 km NW of epicenter) : I was sleep in bed when earthquake sake it was small.. (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 39 km W of epicenter) : Slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
Balkot (Nepal, 35 km W of epicenter) : Felt noticeable shaking while I was sitting on sofa (reported through EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal, 31 km NW of epicenter) : Big shake.for few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Syampati Simalchaur (Nepal, 13 km W of epicenter) : It was like someone was farting on a bench next to me. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Nepal on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 16:23 (GMT)

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