Monday, January 14, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M4 hit Siraha on January 13

Kathmandu, January 13 National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M4 on Richter scale in Eastern Nepal at 23:21pm local time (17:36 UTC) on Jan 13th. According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Siraha in Southern Terai plane of Nepal.

Aerial distances and directions to the epicenter from major cities:
111km WNW from Biratnagar
130km SE from Kathmandu
269km ESE from Pokhara
475km East from Nepalgunj
643km East from Mahendranagar

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

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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