NEPAL EARTHQUAKE – INDIA AFTERSHOCKS – USGS REVISES IT TO 7.9

M7.9 – 29km ESE of Lamjung, Nepal
Depth: 28.131°N 84.649°E depth=15.0 km (9.3 mi)

LOCATION
Data source: US

Nepal Quake USGS

USGS revises estimates to distance of nearby cities as well:

  • 29km (18mi) ESE of Lamjung, Nepal
  • 53km (33mi) NNE of Bharatpur, Nepal
  • 68km (42mi) ESE of Pokhara, Nepal
  • 79km (49mi) NW of Kirtipur, Nepal
  • 81km (50mi) NW of Kathmandu, Nepal

TIMING OF THE MAIN TREMOR EVENT

  • 2015-04-25 06:11:26 (UTC)
  • 2015-04-25 11:56:26 – Nepal
  • 2015-04-25 11:41:26 (UTC+05:30) – India

LINK TO THE INTERACTIVE MAP

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20002926#general_map

LINK TO THE MAP OF THE TECTONIC SUMMARY OF THE REGION

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/tectonic/images/himalaya_tsum.pdf

Source: US Geological Survey

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