Aftershock jolts Bajhang

Published On: November 20, 2023 12:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: An aftershock measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale and with epicenter at Dhamena occurred in Bajhang at 11:37 AM today, said the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.

Senior seismologist at the Center, Dr Lokbijaya Adhikari said another aftershock jolted Bajhang following the tremor at Dhamena. 

"An aftershock measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale took place with its epicenter at Dhamena. Information has been received that the aftershock was felt in surrounding districts of Bajhang as well," he said.

An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale and with an epicenter in Bajhang had jolted the district on October 3. Many aftershocks have occurred following this quake, according to the Center.



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