Thursday, January 3, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal ! M4.7 hits Bajhang - Doti border on January 2 evening

Kathmandu, January 3 National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M4.7 on Richter scale in Far Western Nepal at 11:27pm local time (17:42 UTC) on Jan 2nd. According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Bajhang - Doti border.

Aerial distances and directions to the epicenter from major cities:
465km WNW from Kathmandu
320km WNW from Pokhara
160km NNW from Nepalgunj
92km ENE from Mahendranagar

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Related topics:

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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