Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Earthquake | M4.4 at Southern Rukum on September 17 at 3:31pm




Kathmandu, September 18: National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M4.4 in Mid Western Nepal at 3:31pm on local time (9:46 UTC) on Sept 17th. NSC reported the quake was epicentered at Southern Rukum. This is the 11th earthquake above M4 scale recorded in the region in past one and half month.

Exactly one year before a major quake recording M6.8 hit eastern Nepal at Taplejung-Sikkim border. The shock was felt hard in the center Kathmandu that terrorized people in the capital city as well.

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

M4.3 at Northern Rolpa (August 30)
M4.4 at Southern Dailekh (August 28)
Series of earthquakes hit Western Nepal, Rolpa, Rolpa-Rukum border (August 23)

Triple quake measuring M5 to M4.2 jolts Rukum (July 31)
M4.9 earthquake hits Southern Bajhang in Western Nepal (July 11)
M4.5 earthquake at Panchthar - Sikkim border (June 11)
M4.8 earthquake hit Pokhara (June 9)

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