Nepal earthquake: 4.5 magnitude quake jolts Kathmandu region

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Updated: Mar 15, 2016 6:17 PM

Earthquake in Nepal: A mild tremor measuring 4.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale today hit central Nepal as aftershocks from last year's massive earthquake continue to jolt the country.

Earthquake in Nepal: A mild tremor measuring 4.5 magnitude on the Richter Scale today hit central Nepal as aftershocks from last year’s massive earthquake continue to jolt the country.

The aftershock of 4.5 magnitude was felt in Kathmandu valley and adjoining districts at 3:11 AM local time. Its epicenter was located at Selang village of Sindhupalchowk district, according to National Seismological Centre.

No damage was reported in the incident.

On Sunday, a 4.8-magnitude tremor was recorded with epicenter located at Dhading district, 80 km west of Kathmandu.

So far, 441 aftershocks with four or more magnitude have been recorded after last year’s devastating April 25 earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people.

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