4.9-magnitude quake jolts far-west Nepal

Published On: August 22, 2017 02:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAJURA, August 22: Tremors were felt in Bajura district on early Tuesday, sending locals outdoors.

According to National Seismological Center (NSC), Lainchaur, an earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale struck the region at 12:50 am today, with its epicenter in Bajhang.

No damages have been reported, DSP Rajendra Pokharel said.

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