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A major earthquake: M 7.8 quake strikes near Lamjung in Nepal

Earthquake location 28.1654S, 84.7251WA major earthquake magnitude 7.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Lamjung in Nepal. The temblor was reported at 11:56:25 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 11.87 km (7 miles). Global time of event 25/04/15 / 2015-04-25 06:11:25 / April 25, 2015 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 84.7251 East, latitude 28.1654 North, depth 11.87 km, unique identifier, us20002926.

Close countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Bīrganj (c. 133 200 pop), 153 km (95 miles) from Bettiah (c. 127 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bettiah, Nautanwa, Siswā Bāzār.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.7251° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km E of Lamjung, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-25 06:11:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-25 06:30:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 8.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 874 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 11.253 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002926 Id of event.
Event Code 20002926 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002926, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Sazid Hassan Mugdho

    We feel it in Bangladesh very strongly…

  2. Magar Rana

    We feel it in Nepal it was very strong..

  3. subham dey

    it lasted for long ….. jst crack n few homes has been recorded in guwahati , assam india … !

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