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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Bharatpur in Nepal

Earthquake location 27.7767S, 84.5866WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Bharatpur in Nepal. The temblor was reported at 03:10:12 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 12/05/15 / 2015-05-12 21:25:12 / May 12, 2015 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 84.5866 East, latitude 27.7767 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us20002etn.

Close countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop), Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pokhara (c. 200 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bīrganj (c. 133 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Bharatpur (c. 107 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bagaha (c. 103 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hitura (c. 84 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tānsen, Nichlaul, Khada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 84.5866° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7767° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Bharatpur, Nepal Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-12 21:25:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-12 21:50:06 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 4.1 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 420 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 1.978 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20002etn Id of event.
Event Code 20002etn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002etn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. janet Taylor

    YEd I felt it in in Lalitpur Kathmandu

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