Last Updated: Thursday, June 18, 2015

Earthquake aftershocks in Nepal today June 18, 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 08:40 am

Magnitude 4.1 aftershock has been recorded in Dhading at 08:24 am. The epicenter was located near Sertung VDC.

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No earthquakes or aftershocks of magnitude 4 or greater have been recorded in Nepal as of 06:30 am today.

Yesterday, atleast four aftershocks of magnitude greater than 4 rattled Nepal. Magnitude 4.4 aftershock was recorded with epicenter in Kathmandu at 05:58 am.

Kathmandu valley has been declared 'Disaster Area' for a year based on Natural Calamity (Relief) Act, 1982. At least 327 aftershocks of magnitude 4 or greater have been recorded since April 25 major quake.

Earthquake in Nepal has claimed lives of at least 8,792 people as of June 18, 2015. The highest number of fatalities have been reported from Sindhupalchowk (3,440), followed by Kathmandu (1,222).

Nepal earthquake has also shifted Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, by three centimeters (1.2 inches) to the southwest, Chinese authorities said.