Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Sindhuli, 55 km a sud-est da Kathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal, sabato, 2 ott 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45) -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Sindhuli, 55 km a sud-est da Kathmandu, Bagmati Province, Nepal, sabato,  2 ott 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45)

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.8 at 10 km depth

2 Oct 09:42 UTC: Primo a segnalare: NCS dopo 8 minuti.
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

Data & ora: 2 Oct 2021 09:34:28 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: sabato, 2 ott 2021 15:19 (GMT +5:45)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.3652°N / 85.7343°E (Sindhuli, Bagmati Province, Nepal)
Antipode: 27.365°S / 94.266°W
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km SE da Panauti̇̄ (Province 3) (pop: 27,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
34 km SE da Dhulikhel (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 16,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
36 km SE da Banepā (Bagmati, Province 3) (pop: 17,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km SE da Madhyapur Thimi (Province 3) (pop: 83,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
54 km SE da Patan (Province 3) (pop: 183,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
55 km SE da Kathmandu (pop: 1,442,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
57 km SE da Kirtipur (Province 3) (pop: 44,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
70 km E da Hetauda (Province 3) (pop: 84,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
93 km ENE da Birgunj (Province 2) (pop: 133,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
201 km ESE da Pokhara (Gandaki Pradesh) (pop: 200,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 MWh, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.810 km56km SE of Kathmandu, NepalNCS

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