The USGS has reported a 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Chongdui-Banepa, Nepal on , August 31, 2013 01:48:40. The epicenter was located approximately:
5 km WNW of Chongdui, China
72 km NNE of Banepa, Nepal
77 km NNE of Panaoti, Nepal
79 km NE of Kathmandu, Nepal
81 km NE of Patan, Nepal
...at a depth of 54.8 km. There were no significant injuries or damage reported at this point, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.
Others have felt the earthquake and have since reported it. To see the response locations and intensities please click our Responses tab above.
This is a list of fore and/or aftershocks associated with this quake.
The above image indicates the "P-WAVE", or basically the amount of time in seconds that seismographs in other parts of the world detected the Chongdui-Banepa, Nepal earthquake.
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The above image displays the locations and intensity of the Chongdui-Banepa, Nepal earthquake.
Did you feel it?
Communities around Banepa, Nepal reported feeling moderate shaking. Here is a list of locations in and around Banepa, Nepal that has felt the earthquake:
Location: Bagluri, Baglung, Nepal Intensity: 2 Responses: 1
Location: Banepa, Kavrepalanchok, Nepal Intensity: 4 Responses: 2
Location: Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal Intensity: 5 Responses: 3
Location: Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal Intensity: 3 Responses: 1
Location: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal Intensity: 4 Responses: 114
Location: Lalitpur, Lalitpur, Nepal Intensity: 4 Responses: 11
Location: Patan, Central Region, Nepal Intensity: 4 Responses: 1
Location: Pokharā, Kaski, Nepal Intensity: 3 Responses: 1
If you felt the quake you can report it here to the USGS. Also, feel free to leave a comment about your experiences in our Feedback section above.
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