Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Sindhuli, 55 km SE of Kathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal, sábado, 2 oct 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.8 - Sindhuli, 55 km SE of Kathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal, sábado,  2 oct 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.8 at 10 km depth

2 Oct 09:42 UTC: Primero en informar: NCS después de 8 minutos.
Update Sat, 2 Oct 2021, 09:48
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 55 km southeast of Kathmandu, Nepal
4.8 quake 2 Oct 3:19 pm (GMT +5:45)
4.8 quake 2 Oct 3:19 pm (GMT +5:45)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Kathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal, was reported only 14 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, at 2:34 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Panauti̇̄ (pop. 27,600) located 33 km from the epicenter, Dhulikhel (pop. 16,300) 34 km away, Banepā (pop. 17,200) 36 km away, Madhyapur Thimi (pop. 83,000) 49 km away, Patan (pop. 183,300) 54 km away, Kathmandu (pop. 1,442,300) 55 km away, Kirtipur (pop. 44,600) 57 km away, Hetauda (pop. 84,800) 70 km away, and Birgunj (pop. 133,200) 93 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 2 Oct 2021 09:34:28 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 2 oct 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45)
Magnitud: 4.8
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 27.3652°N / 85.7343°E (Sindhuli, Bagmati Province, Nepal)
Antipode: 27.365°S / 94.266°W
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km al SE de Panauti̇̄ (Province 3) (pop: 27,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al SE de Dhulikhel (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 16,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al SE de Banepā (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 17,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
49 km al SE de Madhyapur Thimi (Province 3) (pop: 83,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
54 km al SE de Patan (Province 3) (pop: 183,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al SE de Katmandú (pop: 1,442,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al SE de Kirtipur (Province 3) (pop: 44,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
70 km al E de Hetauda (Province 3) (pop: 84,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al ENE de Birgunj (Province 2) (pop: 133,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al ESE de Pokhara (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 200,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fuente primaria de datos: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalente a 239 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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RevistaProf.UbicaciónFuente
4.810 km56km SE of Kathmandu, NepalNCS

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