Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M4.2 at Sindhupalchok on May 26




Kathmandu, May 26 National Seismological Center (NSC) web portal reported a minor earthquake measuring M4.2 on Richter scale in Central Nepal in the night of May 26th at 23:24pm local time (17:39 UTC). According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Sindhupalchok, Bagmati District in Central Development Region of Nepal.

The epicenter is located closest the capital city of Kathmandu at the aerial distance of mere 53km east of Kathmandu, closest since the tremor of the same magnitude in Sarsin, Rasuwa (36km NNW of KTM) in Dec 2nd, 2011.

Aerial distance and direction to the epicenter from major cities:
202km NW of Biratnagar
110km North of Janakpur
53km East of Kathmandu
187km ESE of Pokhara
413km East of Nepalgunj
575km East of Mahendranagar



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Related topics:

Triple quake M4.3, M4.4 and M4.5 at Mugu (May 14)
M4.9 hit Northern Bajhang (April 28)
M4.2 hit Dhanusa (March 17)
M5.4 hit Rukum (March 6)
M4.1 hit Baglung (February 22)
M4 hit Bajhang (February 7)
M4.5 hit Bajhang (January 18)
M4 hits Siraha (January 13)
M5.5 hits Northern part of Bajura (January 9)
M4.7 hits Bajhang - Doti border (January 2)
M4.5 at Rolpa - Pyuthan Border (December 22)
M4 hit North East Jajarkot (December 4)
M5.6 and M4 hit Bajhang in far west (November 12)
M4.4 at Southern Rukum (September 17)
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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