M 6.7 Earthquake, 17km S of Kodari, Nepal

April 26, 2015 at 7:09:08 AM +0000
U.S. Geological Survey
Alert area: 41 miles (65 km) E of KATHMANDU, Nepal; 46 miles (75 km) W of Namche Bazar, Nepal; 113 miles (181 km) N of Darbhanga, Bihar, India Source: U.S. Geological Survey

Posted April 26, 2015 at 7:23:49 AM +0000

An earthquake with magnitude 6.7 occurred near KATHMANDU, Nepal at 07:09:08.90 UTC on Apr 26, 2015. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

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