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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - NEPAL miércoles, 20 may. 2015

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 7.8 terremoto: Nepal Sat, 25 Apr 06h11 que había ocurrido 4 semanas antes.
Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - NEPAL miércoles, 20 may. 2015
20 May 06:10 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 45 minutos.
Fecha & hora: miércoles, 20 mayo 2015 05:25 UTC
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27,84°N / 86,33°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km al SE de Kodāri̇̄ (pop: 1,600)
49 km al SW de Lobujya (pop: 8,800)
81 km al NE de Dhulikhel (pop: 16,300)
101 km al E de Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
102 km al E de Pātan (pop: 183,300)
193 km al NE de Darbhanga (pop: 287,200)
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC
Energía liberada estimada: 1,3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30,1 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Wed, 20 May 05:25 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km NEPALEMSC

User reports for this quake (17)

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Hatthiban / Severe shaking (MMI VIII)
BHAIRAHAWA (99.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kapilvastu (Nepal, 325 km W of epicenter) : Shaking (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 99 km W of epicenter) : Strong 1 (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 95 km W of epicenter) : Very mild shock @ jorpati. (reported through EMSC)
Siliguri (India, 241 km SE of epicenter) : I did not felt it Siliguri Lahiri (reported through EMSC)
Raxaul (India, 174 km SW of epicenter) : Little shake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 98 km W of epicenter) : Felt it. (reported through EMSC)
Byas (Nepal, 203 km W of epicenter) : Again (reported through EMSC)
Gongabu (Nepal, 100 km W of epicenter) : Jst little (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 100 km W of epicenter) : Little jerk to the south. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 99 km W of epicenter) : Felt it (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 99 km W of epicenter) : huh many earthquake eachday (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 99 km W of epicenter) : Little only, I thought brother is jumping on floor (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 99 km W of epicenter) : हल्का हल्लियो। (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 97 km W of epicenter) : Yes little shaked (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 97 km W of epicenter) : It was like shaking ...... (reported through EMSC)

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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - NEPAL miércoles, 20 may. 2015

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