Last Updated: Thursday, May 14, 2015

At least three aftershocks rattles Nepal Thursday morning

At least three aftershocks have been recorded Thursday morning till 07:00 am, The Nepal Seismological Center reported.

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake was recorded at 00:16 am midnight with epicenter in Dolakha. Another 4.1 was recorded at 03:13 am in the same location. At 03:23 am, a moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.0 hit Dolakha again.


The later earthquake was well parts in different parts of Nepal and bordering India.

Yesterday, at least sixteen aftershocks were recorded with most of them having epicenter in Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk.

The National Seismological Centre, Department of Mines and Geology, had urged people not to hurry back to homes and better to stay in safe places after major aftershock struck on May 12.

Hundreds of aftershocks have been recorded since April 25 Gorkha earthquake. Magnitude 7.8 earthquake has claimed lives of more than 8,000.