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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT +5:45) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT +5:45) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT +5:45)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jun 22:17 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 6 minutes.
22 Jun 22:30: Now using data updates from GFZ
22 Jun 22:30: Now using data updates from USGS
29 Jun 02:02: Epicenter location corrected by 0.9 km (0.6 mi) towards WSW.
Update Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 22:26
Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported about 10 minutes ago near Pokhara, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal
We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or near Pokhara, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal on 22 Jun 2022 (GMT) at approximately 22:11 GMT.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this possible quake. If confirmed, we can expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location, magnitude and time mentioned are indicative, based on our best-fit seismic model. They are temporary until our AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake data

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 22, 2022 22:11:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 3:56 am (GMT +5:45)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.6
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.3754°N / 83.823°E (Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh, Nepal)
Antipode28.375°S / 96.177°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt41 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (6 mi) NNE of Nayapul (pop: 300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) NW of Pokhara (pop: 200,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Baglung (Dhawalagiri) (pop: 23,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) N of Wāliṅ (Gandaki) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Tānsen (Lumbini, Province 5) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) NNE of Butwal (Lumbini Province) (pop: 91,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) NW of Bharatpur (Province 3) (pop: 107,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
165 km (103 mi) WNW of Kathmandu (Bagmati Province) (pop: 1,442,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 16°C (61 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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
4.610 km14 Km ESE of Chitre, NepalUSGS
4.610 km14 Km ESE of Chitre, NepalGFZ
4.62 kmNEPALEMSC
4.610 kmNepalRaspberryShake
4.366 kmNepalNCS

User reports for this quake (41)

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Pokhara / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : It woke me up and I am still shaking as everything was shaking in the bedroom and I could hear rumbling | One user found this interesting.  
POKHARA (23.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Like my heart is stop | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara (29.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Feeling danger | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara lakeside (22.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was just sleeping and felt like some vidrating that my partner also felt same | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara (24 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : My bed shook while I was asleep | One user found this interesting.  
Tarapani, Annapurna region (37.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Big sound like thundercombined with short but very noticable shock | One user found this interesting.  
Nepal (25.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Slight shake with window rattle on higher floors | One user found this interesting.  
pokhara (22.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was awaken by the quake | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara (25 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was trying to sleep and my roof shook | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara (20.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Hotel room n glass were shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Dhital / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : I was half awake so duration and intensity might be wrong... | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I was sleeping and woke up on hearing something fall from the store room. | One user found this interesting.  
pokhara, nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I could feel the table tremble near me… was very scary???? | One user found this interesting.  
Pokhara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : I was sleeping when the quake alarm was on.. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Pokhara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Felt the earthquake shakes | One user found this interesting.  
near Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh (27.1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short
Astam (11.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Pokhara (19.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Pokhara (23 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It shakes for about 5 sec  
Sarangkot, Toripani (16.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh (24.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Pokhara (21.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Bhurjubg khola pokhara (14.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
near Pokhara, Kaski, Gandaki Pradesh (29.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Chitwan (97.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Pokhara (23.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Beni,myagdi,nepal (25.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Pokhara, Nepal (25.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short
Pokhara Nepal (23.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Phulbari / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ghandruk / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
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