Thursday, February 7, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M4 hit Bajhang on February 7

Kathmandu, February 7 National Seismological Center web portal reported an earthquake measuring M4 on Richter scale in Western Nepal at 06:53am local time on Feb 7th (01:08 UTC Feb 7). According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Bajhang district in Far Western Development Region of Nepal.

Earlier earthquakes measuring to M4.7 (Jan 2), and M4.5 (Jan 18) hit the district this year. Hope for lesser casualties and damages.

Aerial distances and directions to the epicenter from major cities:
695km WNW from Biratnagar
460km WNW from Kathmandu
315km WNW from Pokhara
161km North from Nepalgunj
100km ENE from Mahendranagar

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

M4.5 hit Bajhang on (January 18)
M4 hits Siraha (January 13)
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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