Last Updated: Sunday, July 2, 2017

5.1 magnitude earthquake in Okhaldhunga shakes Kathmandu, Nepal


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July 2, 2017: Nepal Seismological center has recorded magnitude 5.1 moderate earthquake with its epicenter in Okhaldhunga.

The quake was recorded at 07:43 am near Tundikhel area of Okaldhunga bazar.

The tremor was felt in most part of eastern hilly region and as far as capital Kathmandu.

According to the Seismological Center, it is an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. Earlier magnitude 4.2 light aftershock was recorded in Ramechhap district.

No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported.