Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Nepal on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 10:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.8°N / 87.62°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) NE of Khanbari (pop: 22,900)
81 km (50 mi) E of Lobujya (pop: 8,800)
95 km (59 mi) NE of Dhankutā (pop: 22,100)
107 km (66 mi) NW of Dārjiling (pop: 123,800)
145 km (90 mi) NW of Shiliguri (pop: 515,600)
154 km (95 mi) NE of Biratnagar (pop: 182,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Aug 10:22 UTC||M 4.2 / 10 km||Nepal||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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