Monday, February 27, 2017

NEPAL Double 4.6R makes Kathmandu residents on edge!

Two moderate intensity earthquakes hit Nepal, including the Kathmandu Valley, this morning.
No loss of life or property has been reported. According to the National Seismological Centre (NSC), a 4.6 magnitude quake was reported at 9.22 am local time followed by another of a higher 4.7 magnitude at 10.06 am.
The epicentre of the second earthquake was near Swanra in western Nepal, while the epicentre of first lied near Salu in central Nepal.
The quakes were also felt in the Kathmandu Valley. They were the aftershocks of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake of 2015 that killed more than 8,000 people in Nepal.
Until now, 478 aftershocks, including Monday's, have occurred since the 2015 earthquake. had reported the expectation days before but the coordinates were a about degree further east, NEPAL (27N, 87E)


mb 4.6
Date time2017-02-27 04:21:39.9 UTC
Location27.31 N ; 85.98 E
Depth10 km
Distances78 km SE of Kathmandu, Nepal / pop: 1,443,000 / local time: 10:06:39.9 2017-02-27
55 km SE of Panaoti, Nepal / pop: 27,700 / local time: 10:06:39.9 2017-02-27 


mb 4.7
Date time2017-02-27 03:37:45.7 UTC
Location27.47 N ; 86.12 E
Depth10 km
Distances83 km E of Kathmandu, Nepal / pop: 1,443,000 / local time: 09:22:45.7 2017-02-27
56 km S of Kodāri, Nepal / pop: 1,600 / local time: 09:22:45.7 2017-02-27
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