Friday, June 28, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M5.5 at Rukum on June 28




Kathmandu, June 28 National Seismological Center (NSC) web portal reported a moderate earthquake measuring ML5.5 on Richter scale in Western Nepal on evening of June 28th at 5:26pm local time (11:41 UTC). According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at southern part of Rukum district in Mid Western Region of Nepal.

This is the 18th M4+ scale earthquake in the country this year, 2013.



Aerial distance and direction to the epicenter from major cities:
555km WNW of Biratnagar
414kn WNW of Janakpur
313km WNW of Kathmandu
167km WNW of Pokhara
109km NE of Nepalgunj
220km East of Mahendranagar



Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

M4.4 hit Darchula (June 27)
M4.4 hit Dhanusha (June 26)
M.4.2 hit Northern Khotang (June 9)
M.4.5 hit Northern Bajura (May 31)
M4.2 hit Sindhupalchok (May 26)
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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