Earthquake in Nepal: 4.7 magnitude quake jolts region 100 km north of Kathmandu; epicentre Sindhupalchowk

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Kathmandu | Updated: March 30, 2016 10:49 PM

Earthquake in Nepal: A moderate magnitude 4.7 quake today hit central Nepal near the border with Tibet. The aftershock was felt at 6:11 pm with its epicentre at Sindhupalchowk district, 100 kms northeast of Kathmandu, according to the National Seismological Centre.

Earthquake in Nepal: A moderate magnitude 4.7 quake today hit central Nepal near the border with Tibet. The aftershock was felt at 6:11 pm with its epicentre at Sindhupalchowk district, 100 kms northeast of Kathmandu, according to the National Seismological Centre.

Earlier this month, a 4.1-magnitude tremor was recorded on March 17 at Okhaldhunga district in eastern Nepal.

A total number of 442 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude have been recorded after last year’s devastating earthquake in April.

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