5.2-magnitude earthquake jolts Kathmandu


An earthquake jolted the central region of the country including Kathmandu Wednesday morning.

The aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake measured 5.2 in the Richter scale with its epicenter around Naubise of Dhading district, according to Deputy Head of the Seismological Center, Mukunda Bhattarai.

The quake occurred at 6:29 am. So far more than 500 aftershocks measuring above 4 in the Richter scale have occurred since the April 25 earthquake, according to the Center.

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