Sunday, April 28, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M4.9 at Northern Bajhang on Apr 28

Kathmandu, April 28 National Seismological Center (NSC) web portal reported a moderate earthquake measuring M4.9 on Richter scale in Western Nepal at midnight (at 00:12am) of April 28th (18:28 UTC on Apr 27). According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Northern Bajhang in Far Western Development Region of Nepal.

This is the 6th quake above M4 in the region in this year.

Aerial distance and direction to the epicenter from major cities:
700km WNW of Biratnagar
575km NW of Janakpur
466km WNW of Kathmandu
322km WNW of Pokhara
205km North of Nepalgunj
145km NE of Mahendranagar

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

M4.2 hit Dhanusa (March 17)
M5.4 hit Rukum (March 6)
M4.1 hit Baglung (February 22)
M4 hit Bajhang (February 7)
M4.5 hit Bajhang (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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