Friday, May 31, 2013

Earthquake in Nepal! M4.5 at Northern Bajura on May 31

Kathmandu, May 31 National Seismological Center (NSC) web portal reported a moderate earthquake measuring M4.5 on Richter scale in Western Nepal in the mid-day of May 31st at 11:49am local time (06:04 UTC). According to the NSC the quake was epicentered at Northern Bajura in Far Western Development Region of Nepal.

This is the 10th M4+ scale earthquake in the region. Earlier triple earthquake above M4 hit Mugu in this region on May 14th.

Aerial distance and direction to the epicenter from major cities:
653km WNW of Biratnagar
540km NW of Janakpur
431km WNW of Kathmandu
288km NW of Pokhara
185km North of Nepalgunj
167km ENE of Mahendranagar

Click here for more on recent earthquakes in Nepal.

Related topics:

M4.2 hit Sindhupalchok (May 26)
Triple quake M4.3, M4.4 and M4.5 at Mugu (May 14)
M4.9 hit Northern Bajhang (April 28)
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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