Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sindhupalchowk, Bagmati Province, Nepal, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:46 pm (GMT +5:45) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Sindhupalchowk, Bagmati Province, Nepal, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:46 pm (GMT +5:45)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Oct 08:07 UTC: First to report: NCS after 6 minutes.
18 Oct 08:14: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 86.4 to 10.0 km (from 54 to 6.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: Oct 18, 2021 08:01:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:46 pm (GMT +5:45)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.03°N / 85.83°E (Sindhupalchowk, Bagmati Province, Nepal)
Antipode: 28.03°S / 94.17°W
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Kodari (Province 3) (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Dhulikhel (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NE of Banepā (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 17,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of kankrabari Dovan (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Madhyapur Thimi (Province 3) (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Panauti̇̄ (Province 3) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NE of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of Patan (Province 3) (pop: 183,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NE of Kirtipur (Province 3) (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) E of Pokhara (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 10.2°C (50 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.310 kmNepalNCS
4.410 kmNEPALEMSC
4.310 km8 Km W of Kodāri̇̄, NepalUSGS

User reports for this quake (16)

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34 km of Kodari, Sindhupalchowk, Province 3 (46.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Felt it | 2 users found this interesting.  
Kathmandu (58.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Very weak vertical bump for 2 times | One user found this interesting.  
Bharatpur, chitwan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : Yes, I did feel the quake. I was asleep though. I felt it but thinking it is a earthquake confused kept feeling the quake without opening my eyes, then it halted. When I was up thought it might have been a quake at night but no one mentioned it or felt it  
near Kodari, Sindhupalchowk, Province 3 (0.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Very week saking  
Kuala Lumpur (3242.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Nawalpur (2.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
kathmandu (4.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Kathmandu (58.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Small earthquake  
Imadol / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Small shake  
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Swayambhu / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Dharan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Imadol / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Small shake  
Lalitpur / not felt : Didn't feel  
Kathmandu, Jawalakhel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Dhulikhel / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
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