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Nepal earthquake aftershock today June 17, 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. Below are aftershocks of April 25 earthquake of magnitude 4 or greater as recorded by Nepal Seismological Center.

Update 8:20 am

Magnitude 5.1 aftershock was recorded in Sindhupalchowk/Tibet border region at 08:00 am. The exact epicenter was located in Tibet, near Sumori.

Update 8:05 am

Another tremor has been felt in Kathmandu.

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

Magnitude 4.4 aftershock was recorded with epicenter in Kathmandu at 05:58 am. The epicenter was located near Kirtipur swimming pool. Many people ran outside their houses and evacuated the building immediately.

At 06:14 am, another magnitude 5.2 aftershock rattled Sindhupalchowk. The epicenter was near Kiwool. Twelve minutes later, magnitude 4.0 aftershock hit Sindhupalchowk again. The epicenter was located 30 km N of Kathmandu.

Kathmandu valley has been declared 'Disaster Area' for a year based on Natural Calamity (Relief) Act, 1982. At least 320 aftershocks of magnitude 4 or greater have been recorded since April 25 major quake.