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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nepal-india Border Region on Friday, 9 August 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Nepal-india Border Region on Friday, 9 August 2019
9 Aug 13:01 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 21 minutes.
Aug 9 13:58: Magnitude recalculée de 4.7 à 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 à 39.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 9 August 2019 12:40 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.4°N / 84.5°E (Népal)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km SE de Bharatpur (pop: 107,200)
53 km W de Hetauda (pop: 84,800)
83 km SW de Kirtipur (pop: 44,600)
86 km SW de Pātan (pop: 183,300)
88 km SW de Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300)
110 km SE de Pokhara (pop: 200,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 9 Aug 12:40 UTCM 4.6 / 39 kmNepal-india Border RegionEMSC
Fri, 9 Aug 12:40 UTCM 4.6 / 39 kmNepal-India Border RegionIMD

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Thapa chowk, Janakpur (161.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nepal-india Border Region on Friday, 9 August 2019

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