Thursday, August 30, 2012

Earthquake | M4.3 at Northern Rolpa at 1:39 on Aug 30 and M4.5 at Southern Rukum

Kathmandu, Aug 30: National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M4.3 in Western district of Nepal at 1:39am on local time (19:54 UTC on August 29)th. NSC reported the quake was epicentered at Northern Rolpa. This is the 9th earthquake above M4 scale recorded in the region.

Update: Aug 31: NSC reported another earthquake at Southern Rukum. The earthqauke measuring M4.5 on richter scale epicentered at Southern Rukum at 14:11 UTC (19:56 NPT) on Aug 30.

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Related topics:

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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