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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nepal on Monday, 4 May 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Nepal on Sat, 25 Apr 06h11, which had occurred 9 days earlier.
Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Nepal on Monday, 4 May 2015
May 4 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 4 May 2015 01:15 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.72°N / 86.03°E (Nepal)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (1019 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 4 May 2015
Mon, 4 May 01:15 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km34km NNW of Ramechhap, NepalUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
kathmandu / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Patan (Nepal) (66 km W from epicenter)(no details): I felt two jerks (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (71 km W from epicenter)(no details): Small (via EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal) (180 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Small Tremor for a short time (via EMSC)
Bharatpur (Nepal) (154 km W from epicenter)(no details): Because of time to time the Quake, we feeling as usual . (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (66 km W from epicenter)(no details): It was early in the morning its normal here in nepal nowdays (via EMSC)
Khandbari (Nepal) (122 km E from epicenter)(no details): The bed was shaking about 5 sec (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (71 km W from epicenter)(no details): I m sitting on chair and shake left n right water of aquarium was moving. (via EMSC)
Tokha Saraswoti (Nepal) (69 km W from epicenter)(no details): hya...aba ping khele jasto bhayo darai darai..... (via EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal) (67 km W from epicenter)(no details): its and afreshock (via EMSC)


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