Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M5.5 hits Northern part of Bajura on January 9

Kathmandu, January 9 National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M5.5 on Richter scale in Far Western Nepal at 13:29pm local time (7:44 UTC) on Jan 9th. According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Northern part of Bajura.

Aerial distances and directions to the epicenter from major cities:
425km WNW from Kathmandu
285km WNW from Pokhara
196km N from Nepalgunj
175km ENE from Mahendranagar

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

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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