Earthquake with magnitude 4.9 occurs near Kathmandu (30th August)

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Earthquake in Nepal

An earthquake with magnitude 4.9 has occurred near Kathmandu few minutes ago. The earthquake that occurred at 11:35 NST today (Aug 30, 2013) is reported to have occurred at a distance of 332 km N of Kathmandu, Nepal / pop: 1,442,271.

Earthquake Image Nepal 30 August

Further details as reported by European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) are as follows
Magnitude: 5.0
Region: WESTERN XIZANG
Date time: 2013-08-30 17:49:01.0 UTC
Location: 30.47 N ; 86.63 E
Depth: 10 km

Here’s a map showing the Epicenter of the earthquake.

Earthquake in Nepal with epicentre in China

Here’s few reactions after earthquake from the twitter.

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