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Earthquake Disaster Risk Reduction Situation

Summary

According to information provided from the  United States Geological Service1, the  earthquake on April 25, 2015 is summarized  as:   Magnitude: 7.8   Date‐Time: 2015‐04‐25 06:11:26 (UTC)  2015‐04‐25 11:56:26 (UTC+05:45) at  epicenter   Location: 28.147°N 84.708°E   Depth: 15.0km (9.3mi)   Region: 34km (21mi) ESE of Lamjung,  Nepal    According to GDAC2, the earthquake was  focused in the Janakpur Zone of Nepal, which has a population of 2,221,955. There are  approximately 5.6 million people within a 100 km radius, 4.1 million within a 75km radius and 1.4  million within a 50km radius, therefore there is expected to be high impact

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Report


Publisher:

UNISDR


Published Year:

May 4 2015