Skip to main content

Strong tremor rattles Kathmandu valley; epicenter in Bhrikutimandap

Update 11:40 pm

Nepal Seismological Center has confirmed magnitude 4.6 aftershock with epicenter in Kathmandu. Below is the message posted by NSC:
Due to some technical problem in National Seismological Center, location of 2015/07/22 22:14 earthquake was given in Sindhupalchok. Now we corrected the location of that event to Kathmandu. We are very sorry for your inconvenience.

Update 11:28 pm

Nepal Seismological Center seems confusing with the epicenter. The epicenter has been updated to Kathmandu, in Bhrikutimandap with 4.6 magnitude. The epicenter is near Tukucha River. Singha Durbar, the official seat of government of Nepal lies close to the epicenter.




kathmandu bhrikutimandap earthquake epicenter


Update 10:48 pm

Nepal Seismological Center has recorded magnitude 4.6 aftershock with epicenter in Sindhupalchowk district. The epicenter was located near Bhotechaur behind Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park.



Update 10:22 pm

No information has been posted yet by Nepal Seismological Center or any International Seismological center Yet. Preliminary assumption of earthquake of magnitude less than 5 with epicenter inside Kathmandu valley.

Update 10:19 pm

The tremor was strong enough to force people to flee out of their houses. People in several parts of valley are staying on road side currently.

Main Post

A strong tremor shook Nepal today as aftershocks continued to hit the country nearly three months after the deadly earthquake.

Did you feel it? Updates to follow...

Recommended Post: Nepal installs earthquake early warning system for first time – Information 22 seconds in advance

Popular posts from this blog

Have you ever witnessed an earthquake? What effect did it have on you?

Q: Have you ever witnessed an earthquake? What effect did it have on you? In general, the word earthquake is used to describe any seismic event either natural or caused by humans. Here we are talking about the natural cause. A natural disaster is a sudden natural event triggered by environmental factor which can cause loss of life or property damage. Earthquake is one of the common natural disasters worldwide that has claimed several lives causing huge economic losses. You might have also witnessed an earthquake in your time. This is an open discussion to share about any earthquake experienced in your life. Kindly use the comment section below to share your earthquake experiences.

Global Natural Disasters Map 2020

Map of Major Natural Disasters 2020 Above is the major natural disasters occurred in 2020 so far. The natural disaster map shows the occurrences of recent natural disasters 2020 including earthquake, floods, tsunami, wildfire, tornado, hurricane etc. The information in the map (google map) is manually entered by  Recent Natural Disasters . It includes facts, statistics, photos, videos and links to detail report on particular natural disasters. Click on the icon above and a message will pop up with data about the particular natural disasters. Use the magnifying glass with the plus sign (+) to zoom in, and the minus sign (-) to zoom out. Do you want this natural disaster map? Just paste HTML below to embed in your website. You can adjust width and height according to your site layout. All global natural disasters of 2018 will be shown automatically once the code is added. <b>Map of Major Natural Disasters 2020</b><iframe  height="

Recent Natural Disasters List January 2, 2021

  Recent Natural Disasters 2021: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report. Keep this page open or visit later to get update report. Check Worldwide Natural Disasters List + Detail Report Major Natural Disasters Today Recent Earthquakes M 4.5 light earthquake in Central California (@ 33 km depth) with epicenter located 6 km E of Hollister, United States. 14:42 UTC (local time: 06:42, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) M 4.8 moderate earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 118 km S of Luwuk, Indonesia. 13:59 UTC (local time: 21:59, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) Magnitude 3.6 light earthquake in Dodecanese Islands, Greece (@ 12 km depth) with epicenter located 16 km NNW of Néon Karlovásion, Greece. 02:25 UTC (local time: 04:25, 2021-01-02 @ epicenter) Magnitude 5.0 moderate earthquake in Caspian Sea (@ 10 km depth) with epicenter located 21 km W of Derbent, Russia. 01:05 UTC (local time: 04:05, 2021-01-02 @ epicet