5.2 quake hits Dolakha

Published On: December 8, 2017 09:13 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 8:An aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake was recorded with its epicentre around Jiri of Dolakha this morning.

According to the National Seismological Center, Lainchaur, the tremor was recorded at 8:36 am today with Dolakha epicenter.

The quake at 8:36 am was measured 5.2 in the Richter scale, according to the National Seismological Centre. The aftershock was felt as far as in the capital with Dolkha district headquarters Charikot experiencing a big jolt, seismologist Chitan Timalsina said.

Around 500 aftershocks of 4 Richter scale and above have been recorded so far since the April 25 mega earthquake, the Centre has said. RSS

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