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M4.6 moderate aftershock in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal

September 18, 2016: Magnitude 4.6 moderate aftershock was recorded in Sindhupalchowk at 10:57 pm Sunday night, Nepal Seismological Center mentioned.

The epicenter was located near Shree Gyuldevi Temple. NSC has confirmed it as an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake.

The tremor was even felt in Kathmandu valley. No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported.

This is the third aftershock of magnitude greater than 4 recorded in Nepal this September. Earlier two tremors were recorded in Dolakha district in the first week of this month.

At least 469 aftershocks of magnitude of 4 and greater have been recorded in last one and half year.