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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.9 - 59 km ENE of Kathmandu, Nepal martes, 15 sep. 2020

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.9 - 59 km ENE of Kathmandu, Nepal martes, 15 sep. 2020
15 Sep 23:42 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
16 Sep 05:54: Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 12.0 km (de 6.2 a 7.5 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.8 km (4.8 mi) al S.
Update Wed, 16 Sep 2020, 06:37
Damaging earthquake hits Nepal this morning
This morning's quake in Nepal and location of user reports of it
This morning's quake in Nepal and location of user reports of it
A moderately strong earthquake hit Nepal this morning at 5:19 am local time (which is 5 hours 45 minutes ahead of GMT). According to various agencies, the quake had a magnitude between 4.9 and 6.0 and struck approx. 60 km NE of the capital Kathmandu in the Sindhupalchok district.
The quake was widely felt within nearby areas and the capital where thousands felt a short shake, although many people left their houses in fear of stronger quakes, remembering the deadly magnitude 7.8 earthquake 5 years ago on 25 April 2015, which had hit 100 km to the west of today's tremor, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring nearly 22,000. Local newspaper reported that one house in the epicenter area collapsed and one person was injured.
The area of the earthquake's epicenter had recently suffered from a series of devastating landslides which were caused by heavy monsoon rains and killed several people. The new quake and aftershocks of it could further destabilize slopes, which could in turn lead to more landslides in the near future, authorities warn.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 2020-09-15 11:34:04 UTC
Hora local al epicentro: 16 Sep 5:19 am
Magnitud: 4.9
Profundidad: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27,9°N / 85,88°E (Nepal)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km al SW de Kodāri̇̄ (pop: 1,600)
45 km al NE de Dhulikhel (pop: 16,300)
46 km al NE de Banepā (pop: 17,200)
59 km al NE de Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
192 km al E de Pokhara (pop: 200,000)
194 km al N de Darbhanga (pop: 287,200)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 1,4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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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.
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
2020-09-15 23:34:04 UTC
16 Sep 5:19 am
M 4.9 / 12 km59 km ENE of Kathmandu, NepalGFZ
2020-09-15 23:34:03 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmNepalEMSC
2020-09-15 23:34:04 UTC
2020-09-16 07:34:04
M 4.9 / 10 km尼泊尔, NepalCEIC
2020-09-15 23:34:07 UTCM 5.1 / 38 kmNepalBMKG
2020-09-15 23:34:06 UTCM 5.1 / 24.3 kmNepalGeoAu
2020-09-15 23:34:03 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km11 Km SW of Kodāri̇̄, NepalUSGS

User reports for this quake (317)

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Kathmandu (59.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Yes I did experienced it. I was on my bed. The tremors were at 05.19 am local time Balkumari, Kathmandu. It was for about 10 seconds. In the vicinity stray dogs started barking continuously during that time. In a minute, I alerted my colleagues on whatspp groups. A few who were awake confirmed that they too experience the tremors. | 3 users found this interesting.
darbhanga (196.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I am NOT a light sleeper and it is not a time for me to get up generally, but I got up from sleep by these tremors this morning! All in my family had the same experience but others in my building kept sleeping.
62.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Early morning got up from deep sleep. It was strong shake, birds started chirping loudly, my neighbors got wake up I was just about ran out of my house with my family it stooped. I think It was about 6 rec.scale for lil long time Thanks to god didn’t get any harm or loss But i think it’s sign for to be preparedness.
56.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : I was finding my blanket while sleeping because the weather was chilly , I had my brother with me , while I was gonna close my eyes , the house started to shake, it was terrible and made me dizzy. It’s a traumatic experience.
Kathmandu (59.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt very strong vibration and shaking of bed. Got awakened from deep sleep. Ceiling fan was not shaking or swaying. The whole neighborhood got awakened and there was lots of anxious screaming.
60.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s
66 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Hattiban, Lalitpur (60.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping and felt the vibration on the bed. Just suddenly got frightened and got up. (reported through our app)
Kathmandu (58.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s
60.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Was sleeping when it hit. Was felt strongly
209.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Itahari,56075 (217.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
37.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Thapa chowk, Janakpur (128.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up as suddenly bed shook, lasted for 3-4 seconds..
11.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
58.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
58 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Its 5am that earthquake hit early in the morning i was sleeping and suddenly awaken.
Pokhara (192 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
60.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Chandragiri Municipality (68.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
247.1 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
57 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : badly shaking,ready to go out.b...dogs barking&people screaming.
202.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
178.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu (54 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
57.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
228 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Pokhara (188.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was sleeping and got awakened by the quake
45.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Biratnagar (211.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
dhobighat , lalitpur (60.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s
52.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Muzaffarpur (205.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
56.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
128.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping on bed and suddenly bed shook and I woken up and ran outside. It was scary..
149 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Butwal 17 Motipur Nepal (242.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
87.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / very short
46.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
51.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 1-2 s
204.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short
Patan (60.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
59.1 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
250.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
57.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
239 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Madhyapur thimi, bhaktapur (51.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
61.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Did we have an earthquake @5:19 in Kathmandu today. (reported through our app)
61.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : Felt more on the 5th floor...brief but significant
Kathmandu (58.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : I felt it.
56.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Was busy to cover my 2years old son.
98.4 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kathmandu nepal (57.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
234 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
270.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
64.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 20-30 s
Darbhanga (199 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
263 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
56.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
59 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 15-20 s
Bhaktapur (50.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
61.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
55.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
57.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
224.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
58.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s : I experience very shaky.My bed was shaking for 4-5 sec
Lolang (59.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
63.5 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kathmandu (58.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Charikot (28.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
kathmandu (62.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : The earthquake woke me and my family up of course. I would have online lesson at 5:45 am. This morning my alarm didn't go off but this earthquake woke me up fully. The earthquake lasted for a good time so it felt like it won't stop. My neighbours were awake too. I just hope it hasn't caused any damage anywhere in my country. We have suffered enough in 2015 because of the massive earthquake. And this is a stressful time in whole world we can't afford to be victim of yet another calamity. | 3 users found this interesting.
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : Morning, I am walking on terrace and felt tremor when overhead tank swinging! I think this is awareness to Nepalese people for preparedness! Stay Safe | 3 users found this interesting.
Kathmandu / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s : Our local authorities have confirmed it to be of magnitude 6 Richter scale .. And it was kind a strong shake so it doesn't seem to be only 4.9 | 2 users found this interesting.
Gokarneshwor, Kathmandu / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : Well I was in a deep sleep and awake suddenly because of it. It was so terrifying for a moment. It just started bumping all directions. Everyone were awake and alarmed.And it was not just 4.9 Richter scale, It was 6 Richter scale or higher. Well I know I have experienced a lot of earthquakes. | One user found this interesting.
Kathmandu, Nepal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : bed started swinging up and down an side by side....balaju area...people started shouting...running outside....dogs...barking strangely..... | One user found this interesting.
Hattisar Road Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / very short : I felt like someone kicked my bed while I was asleep. So woke up thinking who broke in the house but immediately realized that it was an earthquake. Put on pants and went out for sometime. This was on ground floor. My friend on first floor felt more jolt and shake.
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Was having a dream but got suddenly woken up by the earthquake that lasted more than five seconds at my area
Chitwan nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / very short : Very strong shaking for few second, bt shakes like before some yrs ago, if it's continously shake than it should be gone for like as magnitude of 7
Pokhara / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : We was sleeping, we were awaken by the sound of the windows shaking. We waited to see if more happening but it did not.
Kathmandu, Nepal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : I was sleeping. Some birds outside started chirping loudly and then I felt a few strong jolts.I screamed, jumped out of bed, and my dog was in a state of panic. Before we could run out, it stopped.
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : Well it was 5:13 in morning, and then sudden quake made everyone in my neighborhood panicked.But in Nepali media they are saying 6.0 richter.
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I was sleeping and suddenly the shaking start i fell like i was falling in my dream and i woke up and run outside i see so many people already out of their house and i feel something wrong with my stomach after few minutes everybody goes inside their houses and i go to my kitchen make a cup of tea while drinking tea i wonder any time earth will shake you for fun
Kathmandu Metropolitan-10 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Big jolt to the cot . Ran away downstairs. Intense but of very short duration. Compound iron gate got shaking heavily . But nothing damaging found .
Kathmandu, Nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : My cat and I bolted to the ground from our room in third floor of the house. Apparently the entire neighborhood had woken up by the quake and everyone was filled with terror. It wasn't very strong but you can never underestimate nature, it could have escalated quickly.
Banepa Nepal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s : When I was sleep and my father is telling earthquakes but I thought he is talking on his dream but again I felt it’s shaking my bed .
Karhmandu nepal / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Noticeable shaking | One user found this interesting.
Kathmandu / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Windows door almirah bed most of things shaking around 40 seconds. | One user found this interesting.
Chapur chandranigahapur rautahat / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Everyone woke up.Many in the neighborhood went outside.
kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 10-15 s
kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Pokhara / not felt
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Sukedhara kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Balaju height / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kathmandu Swayambhu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Lalitpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kurintar / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Was on bed at 5.20 am and whole bed moved for 6 seconds
Panchkhal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dharan / not felt / very short
kathmandu, chamati / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s : Its was like five in morning. I was sleeping at that moment.
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Dhobighat, Lalitpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
Kathmandu, bhatbhateni / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Chitwan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kathmandu, Nepal / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Lalitpur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bharatpur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Felt like I Swinging uncontrollably
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
lucknow / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My bed was shaking
Janakpur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I hot faint
Sunakothi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s
Putali sadak kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Dallu chautara / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / single vertical bump / 10-15 s
Sanepa, Lalitpur, Nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Very strong jolt was felt.
Hattigauda, Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
katmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : i never expected that our country is vulnerable and epicenter to earthquake Satan saves us all...
Kathmandu / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Imadol / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Dharan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the chair I was sitting on shaking for a while.My family felt the shaking too.
Sanepa-2, Lalitpur, Nepal / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Inaruwa, Sunsari / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I felt like someone moving my bed.
Pokhara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was sleeping and woke up due to the swaying.
Kamalbinayak, Bhaktapur / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kathmandu, Nepal / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s
Manahari, Mawkhwanpur Zilla / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Serang, samaun bakri, indonesia / not felt
Kritipur / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Pokhara / Light shaking (MMI IV)
pokhara / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Thecho / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
tindhara Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Boudha, Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 5-10 s
Kathmandu' / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
GREENLAND / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It was long but not strong, which means rather far.
Sindupalchowk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was not afraid of it.
Kathmandu Swayambhu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Patna / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : N-S P wave.
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 10-15 s
Nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
East Delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : As I was sleeping on the floor, it felt like somebody was swinging my lungs.
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
Shindupalchowk district / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bhaktapur nepal / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
kathmandu / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s
Lalitpur / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Light shaking can be felt from bed. Motion is sideways.
Golfutar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : It shaked just for like 4.5 seconds and it was gone
Lalitpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Danchhi / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : We were sleeping and earthquake had awakened us by moving left & right .We were terrified .
BEGUSARAI / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I felt about 05:30am
Anamnagar / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Maharaj gunj, Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
Kathmandu boudha.. I felt a strong shaking which w / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s
Kathmandu sinamangal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Biratnagar / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
biratnagar nepal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
Patna / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lalitpur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : I was in deep sleeping, I feel my bed was shaking and people outside did shout...
Chabahil kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bhaktapur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 10-15 s
boudha, kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
Kirtipur / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Kathmandu / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : My brother was woken up by the earthquake thus waking me up in the process.
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Bhaktapur-7 golmadhi / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s
dhulikhel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Ramkot, Katmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down)
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s
Munger / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Kathmamdu, Nepal / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 10-15 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Bhaktapur / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Godawari, Lalitpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up
kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : It was scary
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s
Dhading / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Itahari 20, sunsari / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Thimi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lalitpur / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 10-15 s
Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : ..like morning wakeup call
Kathmandu / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / 2-5 s : My bed went shaking and that's how I felt it.
Dillibazar, kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s
Golbazar siraha / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Boudha, Kathmandu / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
(Nepal, 20 km W of epicenter) : 5 second quake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Woke me up from sleep (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Government of nepal says its 6 rector (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Fast (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : was of 6 in recter scale (reported through EMSC)
Siliguri (India, 270 km SE of epicenter) : Mild feeling (reported through EMSC)
Gangtok (India, 268 km E of epicenter) : A very mild short jolt at 5- 05 am. No damage of any kind. (reported through EMSC)
Patna (India, 254 km S of epicenter) : Was noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Badahara Dubauliya (Nepal, 222 km W of epicenter) : Felt shaking North South while sleeping (reported through EMSC)
Pokhara (Nepal, 202 km W of epicenter) : Pokhara Népal (reported through EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal, 197 km SE of epicenter) : Only felt it (reported through EMSC)
Birātnagar (Nepal, 195 km SE of epicenter) : Threat (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 66 km W of epicenter) : Woke up from sleep! (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 66 km W of epicenter) : Quiet long (reported through EMSC)
Sainbu Bhainsepati (Nepal, 65 km W of epicenter) : Pretty big jolt this one swayed. (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : Strong shake for a second. (reported through EMSC)
Lalitpur (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : It was hard (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : Getting outside (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : feel movement.. (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : I feel (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : Felt shaking and earthquake alarm sounded (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : Shaky shaky early morning (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 63 km W of epicenter) : Quake shook Kathmandu nepal (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : It was a long one, quite big (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Take away from bed (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Big shake! Woke me up and had me running out of bed (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : I feelearthquake! (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : A big one in Kathmandu. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Felt badly (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Big shake! Woke me up and had me running out of bed!! (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Big jolt lasting few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Woke me up (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : It was horizontal shake for few second and it waked me up (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Earthquake in nepal (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Felt the toilet rumble beneath me (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Earthquake was dangerous (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Horizontal Shaking, quite experienced, Sleeping and Felt well. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : long duration (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : My mom on the ground floor felt nothing. There are different online sites sharing different information about the magnitude of the shake. One official media page shared 6 rectorscale. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : It was for couple of seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Early morning shake in my room (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Very danzer (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Felt a jolt for a few seconds in Kathmandu. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Not Again (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Entire house was shaking. Pretty strong I should say. Treible scenario would have happened if it had come for a long time. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : I felt it in my sleep (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : It was a big jolt at 5:00am here. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : Woke me up, went on for half a minute, people went out in the street (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 62 km W of epicenter) : It was a long tremor. Lasted about 20 seconds i felt the whole house swaying left and right- my bed moving vigrously from head to toe. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 60 km W of epicenter) : Na (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 60 km W of epicenter) : It was about 10 seconds long, I'd reckon but it was strong (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 60 km W of epicenter) : I (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Felt strong with sound (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : It was quite scary after long time (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : It was of 6 magnitude. I guess this information is incorrect. (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : It waked me up early in the morning. (reported through EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal, 51 km W of epicenter) : Staying in proper position and try to go out. (reported through EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal, 51 km W of epicenter) : We felt shake (reported through EMSC)
Bhaktapur (Nepal, 51 km W of epicenter) : Affraid (reported through EMSC)
Banepa (Nepal, 44 km W of epicenter) : It was around 5:20 am .. quite Shakey for around 5 to 8 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Dhulikhel (Nepal, 42 km SW of epicenter) : Vertical shaking for about 6secs. No dangerous event nearby (reported through EMSC)
Ramche (Nepal, 5 km W of epicenter) : Just feeling (reported through EMSC)
Siliguri (India, 283 km SE of epicenter) : It shooked for about 3 to 4 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Siliguri (India, 283 km SE of epicenter) : Just a shake (reported through EMSC)
Badahara Dubauliya (Nepal, 214 km W of epicenter) : very shaky. horizontal shake (reported through EMSC)
Biratnagar (Nepal, 206 km SE of epicenter) : Felt little bit (reported through EMSC)
Bharatpur (Nepal, 140 km W of epicenter) : Felt for 10 second (reported through EMSC)
Hetauda (Nepal, 91 km SW of epicenter) : Felt in Hetauda.... Was mild one (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 58 km W of epicenter) : Long lasting Shook a lot (reported through EMSC)
Kirtipur (Nepal, 58 km W of epicenter) : Big one (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Shaked the hell out of me (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Shook waked me up it was scary (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Mild shaking 20 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Felt shaking for few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Was sleeping. .everything started shaking (reported through EMSC)
Pātan (Nepal, 55 km W of epicenter) : Woke me up from my sleeping bed. Yhe movement was largely horizontal. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Scary (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Early morning earthquake alert (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Just a shake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Felt and Reminds me of 2015 earthquake Nepal (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Felt a strong horizontal earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Little (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : A bit movement (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Earthquake felt like it had sound accompanying it. Probably misheard because shake was morbidly concerning. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : woke up from sleep...terrified ! It was a loud thump.sound with a few seconds of shake .. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Good long shake, got me out of sleep and it was still being felt (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Terrible one (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Quite strong (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : i felt (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Strong shake .... (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Strong one (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : I heard sound of something dropping. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Lasted ab (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : A slight rumbling noise for a second or two along with an almost violent wake up quake shake lasting about 5 to 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Lasted above 15 Sec (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Yes I felt it and its quite strong one. (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : it was quite shaky i was sleeping suddenly i woke up . (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : Really scarry, lasted for few seconds. All the kids came down (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : I felt (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : quite strong (reported through EMSC)
Kathmandu (Nepal, 54 km W of epicenter) : In bed everything was shaking no broken objects (reported through EMSC)
Budhanilkantha (Nepal, 48 km W of epicenter) : It was strong. Was sleeping , woke up all of a sudden (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 48 km W of epicenter) : Lasted for few seconds, scary! (reported through EMSC)
Madhyapur Thimi (Nepal, 47 km W of epicenter) : The whole bed was shaking. It lasted for a few minutes. Windows were also shaking (reported through EMSC)
Lamabagar (Nepal, 40 km NE of epicenter) : Shaking,strong and last for few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Banepa (Nepal, 38 km SW of epicenter) : It was a big jolt while we were sleeping in the bed, early morning. (reported through EMSC)
Nagarkot (Nepal, 34 km W of epicenter) : a huge shake for few seconds! (reported through EMSC)

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.9 - 59 km ENE of Kathmandu, Nepal martes, 15 sep. 2020
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profundidad
    |
    Age
    |
    Distancia
    | Details
  • 15 ene 1934 08:43
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 87 años
    |
    133km / 83mi
    | Nepal-India Border Region
  • 25 abr 2015 06:11
    | 7.8 |
    18km / 11,2mi
    |
    hace 6 años
    |
    118km / 73mi
    | Nepal
  • 14 nov 2001 09:26
    | 7.8 |
    10km / 6,2mi
    |
    hace 19 años
    |
    997km / 619mi
    | Southern Qinghai, China
  • 18 nov 1951 09:35
    | 7.7 |
    30km / 19mi
    |
    hace 69 años
    |
    628km / 390mi
    | Eastern Xizang (China)
  • 08 nov 1997 10:02
    | 7.5 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    hace 23 años
    |
    809km / 503mi
    | Western Xizang (China)
  • 17 ago 1952 16:02
    | 7.4 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    hace 68 años
    |
    634km / 394mi
    | Eastern Xizang (China)
  • 06 ago 1988 00:36
    | 7.3 |
    91km / 56mi
    |
    hace 32 años
    |
    969km / 602mi
    | Myanmar (Myanmar (Burma))
  • 29 jul 1947 13:43
    | 7.3 |
    20km / 12,4mi
    |
    hace 73 años
    |
    763km / 474mi
    | Eastern Xizang-India Border Region
  • 12 may 2015 07:05
    | 7.2 |
    15km / 9,3mi
    |
    hace 5 años
    |
    27km / 17mi
    | Nepal
  • 20 mar 2008 22:32
    | 7.2 |
    10km / 6,2mi
    |
    hace 13 años
    |
    942km / 585mi
    | Xinjiang-Xizang Border Region (China)
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