Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Dhading, Bagmati Province, Nepal, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT +5:45) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Dhading, Bagmati Province, Nepal, on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT +5:45)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 155 km depth

18 Oct 08:15 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
18 Oct 08:17: Now using data updates from NCS
Date & time: Oct 18, 2021 08:12:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 1:57 pm (GMT +5:45)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 154.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.75°N / 84.7606°E (Dhading, Bagmati Province, Nepal)
Antipode: 27.75°S / 95.239°W
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Barhaghare (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 35) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Bharatpur (Province 3) (pop: 107,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Hetauda (Province 3) (pop: 84,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Kirtipur (Province 3) (pop: 44,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Patan (Province 3) (pop: 183,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Madhyapur Thimi (Province 3) (pop: 83,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Panauti̇̄ (Province 3) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Birgunj (Province 2) (pop: 133,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Pokhara (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.3°C (77 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.5155 km55km W of Kathmandu, NepalNCS
4.710 kmNEPALEMSC

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Banepā, Kavrepalanchok, Province 3 (75.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was playing pubg on my bed. The quake happened 3 times during the interval of 1 hr. I was afraid that we're gonna have the same earthquake as 6 years ago.  
Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur, Province 3 (67.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and i felt  
BUDHANILKANTHA, KATHMANDU / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s
Radhe radhe bhatbhateni bhaktapur / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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