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Mild tremor hits central Nepal

A Mild 4.3-magnitude Tremor Was Today Felt In The Central Nepal. Nepal’s National Seismological Centre Recorded The Tremor At 5:12 AM With Its Epicentre In Gorkha.

PTI | Updated on: 14 Jun 2016, 10:47:56 PM
Mild tremor hits central Nepal (Representational image)

Kathmandu:

A mild 4.3-magnitude tremor was today felt in the central Nepal. Nepal’s National Seismological Centre recorded the tremor at 5:12 AM with its epicentre in Gorkha.

It has been listed as an aftershock of last year’s 7.8-magnitude quake that struck Barpak of Gorkha district, 150 km west of Kathmandu. The last aftershock was recorded at 5:10 AM on June 3 with its epicentre at Sindhupalchok district in the east of Kathmandu.

According to the NSC, it has recorded more than 30,000 aftershock of the Gorkha earthquake in a year, but data of only 463 significant aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude were processed to alert the public. 

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First Published : 14 Jun 2016, 10:42:00 PM

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