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Earthquake in Nepal 12th May 2015

Nepal 20150512 map

A major M7.3 earthquake occurred in Nepal on 12th May at 07:05 UTC (12:50 local time), 80km east of Kathmandu.  This is an aftershock of the Mag 7.8 event of 25th April 2015.

The energy released by the earthquake was recorded by the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) Station ILTH in Co Louth, 11 minutes after rupture. Fatalities have been reported and further aftershocks are to be expected.

Below is as an image of the seismic traces of the main event recorded on the stations of INSN.

Nepal 20150512 seismo