Mw 7.3 Nepal
updated 29 May 2021 UTC

On 12 May 2015 a major earthquake occurred in Nepal. The seismic event occurred at 07:05:19 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 7.3

While the earthquake is considered an aftershock of the Mw 7.8 earthquake two weeks earlier, lunar geometry was high with a geometry index 10 to 12 from the 8th to the 12th, converging with a WPG peak on the 9th.

SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry


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