5.0 magnitude aftershock hits Dhading, adjoining areas

Published On: May 17, 2019 03:09 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, May 17: An aftershock of Gorkha earthquake jolted Dhadhing and its adjoining districts on Friday afternoon.

The aftershock, with its epicenter in Dhading district, was recorded at 2:30 pm. No casualties have been reported so far.

On April 25, 2015, Nepal was hit by a 7.8 Richter Gorkha earthquake that killed around 9,000 people in 32 districts. Fourteen districts were the hardest hit.


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