Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 42 km northwest of Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal, on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 15:51 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 42 km northwest of Kathmandu, Central Development Region, Nepal, on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 15:51 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 May 16:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
May 30 16:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 40.0 km.
May 30 16:33: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: May 30, 2020 15:51:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.85°N / 84.93°E (Dhading, Bagmati Province, Nepal)
Antipode: 27.85°S / 95.07°W
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) E of Barhaghare (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Kirtipur (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Patan (pop: 183,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Hetauda (pop: 84,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Madhyapur Thimi (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) ENE of Bharatpur (pop: 107,200) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Panauti̇̄ (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Birgunj (Province 2) (pop: 133,200) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Pokhara (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.810 kmNepal-india Border RegionEMSC

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Kathmandu / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was already sleeping, waking up with a scary feeling, like shaking, loosing ground, also my closet was vibrating ,  
Patna (India, 259 km S of epicenter) : Slightly felt (reported through EMSC)  
Sonbarsa (India, 128 km SE of epicenter) : Leve (reported through EMSC)  
Kirtipur (Nepal, 39 km SE of epicenter) : 2nd one tonight (reported through EMSC)  
Siliguri (India, 369 km E of epicenter) : I thought I was dizzy. (reported through EMSC)  
Pātan (Nepal, 42 km SE of epicenter) : Short but quite clearly rocking back and forth. No dogs barking strangely? (reported through EMSC)  
Kathmandu (Nepal, 42 km SE of epicenter) : It keeps reminding the day of terror, 25th April 2015. (reported through EMSC)  
Kathmandu (Nepal, 42 km SE of epicenter) : Earthquake (reported through EMSC)  
Kathmandu (Nepal, 42 km SE of epicenter) : Water in my water bottle was shaking for few seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Kirtipur (Nepal, 40 km SE of epicenter) : Nothing else! (reported through EMSC)  
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