Thursday, December 18, 2014

Earthquake in Nepal! M5.9 in Solukhumbu, near Namche Bazaar (December 18)



Kathmandu, December 18 Kathmandu was shaken with a jolt of earthquake this evening. Web portal of National Seismological Centre, Nepal reported moderate earthquake measuring 5.9ML in eastern Nepal. The epicenter of the tremor that hit this evening at 21:17:13 local time (2014/12/18 15:32:13 UTC) was located at Solukhumbu, about 117km East of Kathmandu and just 7km SE of Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the roof of the world, Mt. Everest.

Aerial distance and direction to the epicenter from major cities:
169km NNW of Biratnagar
142km NNE of Janakpur
117km East of Kathmandu
255km East of Pokhara
485km East of Nepalgunj
635km ESE of Mahendranagar



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1 comment:

  1. Truly 25 April 2015 is dark day in the life Nepal and India.

    This tremor is flashout the kathmandu city.Many individuals lost their life, house likewise enterprises, for example, patanjali kathmandu and numerous more influenced by this fiasco.

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