Last Updated: Sunday, February 1, 2015

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Pokhara, Nepal


Update 18:15 UTC

-According to Nepal based ekantipur.com, Pabitra Garbuja got slightly injured after she slipped while running out of her house in Nadipur.
-One person in Lakeside, Pokhara reported: "We rushed out of the home as the tremor was felt. It was biggest ever!" At least two tremors were felt in an interval of three seconds.

Update 15:00 UTC

-Nepal Seismological Center has reported magnitude 5.5 earthquake in Kaski. 
-People in and around Pokhara rushed out of the home after the earthquake shook the area.
-People of Syanga, Baglung, Myagdi and adjoining areas have felt this earthquake. Some people are even reporting the earthquake being felt in Kathmandu valley.
-No damage or injuries have been reported so far.

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M 4.8 light earthquake shakes Pokhara today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to he U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 6 km NE of Pokhara and 142 km NW of Kathmandu, Nepal.

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13:59 UTC (local time 2015-01-31; 19:44: @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
6 km (4mi) ENE of Pokhara, Nepal
43 km (27mi) E of Baglung, Nepal
43 km (27mi) NE of Waling, Nepal
67 km (42mi) NE of Tansen, Nepal
142 km (88mi) WNW of Kathmandu, Nepal

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