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Five injured as moderate earthquake shakes Bhaisepati, Lalitpur

Earthquake epicenter map of Bhaisepati, Lalitpur
Magnitude 4.5 moderate tremor has been recorded in Bhaisepati area of Lalitpur, Nepal Seismological Center reported.

The earthquake occurred at 07:05 pm on April 09, 2016. The epicenter was located near Pancha Kanya Temple along Nakkhu River.

At least five people have been injured after they rushed out of the houses during the tremor. Injured people are from Bajrabarahi, Mangalbazar and Khokana, Ujyalo Online reported. Injured people are having treatment at Patan, B & B and Alka hospital.

According to Seismological Center, this is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 446 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have rattled Nepal since April 2015 Gorkha earthquake.