Last Updated: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Magnitude 4.0 aftershock rattles Kathmandu again

Nepal Seismological Center has recorded another magnitude 4.0 aftershock in Kathmandu at 01:52 am local time.

The epicenter was located behind Nagarjuna Forest near Chhatre Deurali around 12 km NW of Kathmandu. It is in the border region of Dhading, Nuwakot and Kathmandu.

kathmandu earthquake epicenter

This is the second aftershock in last two days having Kathmandu as an epicenter. The tremor was well felt in Kathmandu valley.

Two days earlier, magnitude 4.0 aftershock was recorded in Kathmandu. The epicenter was located near Nakkhu river south east of Bhaisepati. 

At least 290 aftershocks with magnitude four or greater have been recorded in Nepal. Yesterday, five aftershocks of magnitude greater than 4 rattled Nepal.