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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Xizang-nepal Border Region on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at 13:26 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Xizang-nepal Border Region on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at 13:26 (GMT)
12 Dec 16:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Dec 12 17:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 2019-12-12 01:26:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.04°N / 85.48°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) NE of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
41 km (25 mi) NE of Madhyapur Thimi (pop: 83,000)
44 km (27 mi) NE of Pātan (pop: 183,300)
45 km (28 mi) NE of Kirtipur (pop: 44,600)
46 km (28 mi) N of Banepā (pop: 17,200)
150 km (93 mi) E of Pokhara (pop: 200,000)
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
2019-12-12 13:26:31 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmXizang-nepal Border RegionEMSC
2019-12-12 13:26:32 UTC
2019-12-12 19:11:32 +05:45
M 4.2 / 10 km23km NNE of Nagarkot, NepalUSGS

User reports for this quake (21)

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Lalitpur / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Sint-Gillis (Belgium, 7046 km W of epicenter) : Heavy (reported through EMSC)
Tirana (Albania, 6049 km W of epicenter) : Nuk ishte shume (reported through EMSC)
Miras (Albania, 5970 km W of epicenter) : ju qi ropt (reported through EMSC)
Sainbu Bhainsepati (Nepal, 46 km S of epicenter) : Nothing here in Bhaisepati (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 46 km S of epicenter) : Its short rattle (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 46 km S of epicenter) : Minor one! (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 44 km SW of epicenter) : Felt slight shaking in Kirtipur (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 43 km S of epicenter) : May be 5m.The shake was strong but short. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km S of epicenter) : A bit for a duration (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km S of epicenter) : Felt it in Maanbhawan (reported through EMSC)
Duwakot (Nepal, 41 km S of epicenter) : I felt earthquake few second at Balkot. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km S of epicenter) : It's 6 ractor (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 41 km S of epicenter) : It's 6 tractor (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 40 km S of epicenter) : Cupboard glass rattling. (reported through EMSC)
Kapan (Nepal, 37 km S of epicenter) : Big shock (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 36 km S of epicenter) : Big noise and explosion like feeling (reported through EMSC)
Dhapasi (Nepal, 36 km SW of epicenter) : It was quite big sake. (reported through EMSC)
Kapan (Nepal, 36 km S of epicenter) : Bansbari (reported through EMSC)
Mahangkal (Nepal, 34 km S of epicenter) : No (reported through EMSC)
Budhanilkantha (Nepal, 31 km SW of epicenter) : 2-3 sec a quite intense Vibration and rattling. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Xizang-nepal Border Region on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at 13:26 (GMT)

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