Powerful earthquake rattles Kathmandu Valley, most parts of central and eastern Nepal

Published On: September 16, 2020 08:50 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: A powerful earthquake rattled various parts of the country including Kathmandu Valley early morning Wednesday. 

Strong tremors of the earthquake measuring 6 Richter Scale  were felt at 5:19 am. According to the National Seismological Center, the earthquake had its epicenter in Ramche area of Sindhupalchowk district.

The tremors were felt in most parts of eastern and central Nepal as well. No casualties have been reported yet, police said. Most people in Kathmandu had walked out of their home as they felt the tremor.

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