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Light earthquake hits Nepal's Khaptad National Park

M 4.4 light earthquake shakes Far Western region of Nepal, the Nepal Seismological Survey reported.

According to the Nepal Seismological Survey, the quake's epicenter was in Khaptad National Park in Doti district of Nepal.

Following the earthquake's epicenter, it will have been well felt in western and southern buffer zone areas of the national park. However, no damage or injuries have been reported.

The Khaptad National Park is a protected area in the Far-Western Region, Nepal stretching over the four districts of Bajhang, Bajura, Achham and Doti.

03:42 UTC (local time: 09:27; 2015-01-22 @ epicenter) 

Epicenter Location
21 km (13mi) NNE of Dipayal, Nepal
48 km (30mi) ENE of Dadeldhura, Nepal
69 km (43mi) SE of Darchula, Nepal
83 km (52mi) ESE of Pithoragarh, India
383 km (238mi) ENE of New Delhi, India

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 22, 2015

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