Earthquake with magnitude 5.4 hits Nepal
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 Richter scale rocked 50 kilometres east of Kathmandu
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 Richter scale rocked 50 kilometres east of Kathmandu in Nepal at wee hours on Wednesday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) stated.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale hit 50 km east of Kathmandu in Nepal at 05:04:07 IST today: National Centre for Seismology (NCS) pic.twitter.com/l4CXSqh7Fc
— ANI (@ANI) September 15, 2020
The epicentre of the earthquake was 48 km east Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu. The earthquake struck at 5:04 am at a depth of 10 km from the surface. The shocks were felt in the most eastern part of the nation as well. Chief Seismologist of NSC Lok Bijay Adhikari confirmed told ANI, “It is a continued aftershock of 2015’s earthquake.” No damages have been reported from the centre of the earthquake.