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.
Further details as reported by European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) are as follows
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.
Here’s few reactions after earthquake from the twitter.
#earthquake: M 4.9 – North Pole Nepal Kodari: Preliminary Earthquake Report:
Date/Time: 30.08.2013 17:48:4… http://t.co/7ZgTkgitYE
— Earth Alerts (@EarthAlerts) August 30, 2013
— Kunda Dixit (@kundadixit) August 30, 2013
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