4.5 Richter earthquake hits Gorkha

April 16, 2019 13:32 PM Republica


KATHMANDU, April 16: A 4.5 Richter scale earthquake hit Gorkha and surrounding areas at 12:35 PM, the National Seismological Center (NSC) said. This is the third earthquake above 4.5 Richter scale in the past five days. 

On April 13, a 4.6 Richter scale earthquake hit Rasuwa district while another 4.8 Richter scale earthquake hit Bajhang on the 14th.  

The earthquake's epicenter was Gorkha district. No casualties have been reported so far.


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