Last Updated: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Aftershock hits Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Makwanpur border region Wednesday afternoon


An aftershock of magnitude 4.4 has been recorded in Nepal at 02:47 pm Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Nepal Seismological Center, the epicenter was located in the border region of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Makwanpur. Places like Dakshinkali, Sisneri, Bhattedaada are located near the epicenter.

The vertical jolt pushed the valley citizens out to the nearby open places. Magnitude 4.2 aftershock was recorded in Lalitpur/Makawanapur border region at 09:35 am on Saturday morning as well.

Earlier, magnitude 4.2 aftershock rattled Dolakha at 11:10 am. At least 248 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded till the April 25, 2015 major earthquake.

Did you feel it? How was the shaking in your area? Please mention in the comment section below.