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Earthquake 8/26/2020

Earthquake in Kalimati Kathmandu

An earthquake of ML 2.9 occured around Kalimati of Kathmandu, Nepal at around 2:46 PM.

Nepal Seismological Center has reported a ‘small’ earthquake of local magnitude (ML) 2.9, originating around Kalimati of Kathmandu district at 14:46 today.

Though it is recorded by local measurement instruments, an earthquake of ML 2.9 is usually not felt by people.

Such earthquakes fall under a category of micro earthquake. However, some people did feel the tremor as a few of them took to social media to share their experiences.

Yesterday, an earthquake of ML 4.7 was detected around Bhamchaur, Bajhang district at 21: 09.

Source: NSC

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