Last Updated: Monday, June 29, 2015

M 5.0 earthquake in Ramechhap shakes Nepal's capital Kathmandu

Update 05:55 am

According to Nepal Seismological Center, an aftershock of magnitude 5.0 has been recorded in Ramechhap at 05:42 am Monday morning. The epicenter was located near Saghutar. It occurred at a shallow depth of 2 km.

Three days ago, magnitude 4.1 aftershock rattled Kathmandu valley with epicenter in Godawari, Lalitpur. Yesterday, an aftershock of magnitude 4.3 was recorded in Sindhupalchowk at 10:01 pm. At least 334 aftershocks of magnitude 4 or greater have been recorded since major April 25 earthquake.


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The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) has mentioned a preliminary aftershock of magnitude 4.7 in Nepal/Tibet border region at around 05:42 am Monday morning.

Hundreds of felt reports have been obtained from Sindhupalchowk districts and Kathmandu valley. Did you feel it? Updates to follow...