Last Updated: Friday, May 29, 2015

Earthquake aftershock in Nepal May 29, 2015


A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.9 rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. The earthquake, which struck at 11:56 am on Saturday, has already claimed lives of more than 8,000 people, injured thousands and made millions homeless.

Update 03:50 pm

Nepal Seismological center has recorded magnitude 5.2 aftershock in Dhading at 03:44 pm. The epicenter is located in between Marpak and Semjong village.

Update 01:35 pm

Magnitude 4.8 aftershock has been recorded in Gorkha/Dhading border region at 12:30 pm. The epicenter is located near Tripurasundari temple northeast of Salyantar.

Update 08:45 am

Magnitude 4.0 aftershock has been recorded in Gorkha at 08:30 am. The epicenter is located near Barpak.

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At least two aftershocks of magnitude greater than four have been recorded in Nepal as of 06:30 am today.

According to Nepal Seismological center, magnitude 4.2 aftershock rattled Dolakha at 00:37 midnight. On Friday morning at 05:20 am, magnitude 4.2 aftershock was recorded in Dhading.

Yesterday, seven aftershocks of magnitude four or greater hit Nepal. At least 270 aftershocks of magnitude four or greater have been recorded in Nepal after April 25 earthquake.