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Earthquake hits Nepal, parts of Bihar

An Earthquake Measuring 5.2 On Rictor Scale Shooked Nepal Once Again On Friday Night At Around 10pm.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aman Dwivedi | Updated on: 06 Feb 2016, 12:10:08 AM

New Delhi:

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on Richter scale shook Nepal once again on Friday night at around 10pm.

As per reports, people felt strong tremors in the capital city of Kathmandu.

People came out in open areas after huge panic stricke the city. As per the reports, The epicentre of the quake was 16 kilometres from Kathmandu. Tremors were also felt in several areas in northern parts of Bihar.

Fifteen people were injured in Kathmandu as people ran away from their houses in panic during the tremor, according to the home ministry spokesperson.

Two injured persons have been admitted to the hospital.  The tremor was also felt in Pokhara, a tourist hub of western Nepal, 200 km, south-west of Kathmandu.

The epicentre was Sindhupalchowk district, near Tibet border.

There has been so far 428 after shocks with 4 or more magnitude recorded across Nepal after the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015.

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First Published : 05 Feb 2016, 11:06:00 PM