Magnitude 5.0 quake jolts Nepal

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Aug 30, 2015-

A fresh aftershock of five-magnitude was felt at 7:02 pm on Sunday. National Seismological Center (NSC) located the epicentre at 22 km northeast of Dhulikhel, Kavre.

People rushed out of their houses and gathered at open spaces and roads.

This was the third quake felt today.

Although the aftershocks were fluctuating in the recent time, it will gradually fizzle out, RSS quoted Lok Bijay Adhikari, Chief at the NSC.

Earlier, two mild aftershocks of 4.3M and 4.1M were recorded with epicenters at Dhading and Dolakha districts respectively.

Altogether 387 aftershocks above 4 on the Richter scale have been recorded after April 25 'Gorkha Earthquake', the Centre said.

Published: 30-08-2015 19:26

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