Earthquake hits Nepal, yet again

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Kathmandu, Nov 19: Another earthquake with 5.0 magnitude hit Nepal on Thursday, Nov 19.

According to US Geological Survey report, the epicentre of the quake was near Kathmandu.


The tremors were felt around 9:45 am.The fresh tremors were felt 25 miles northeast of Kathmandu, reported US Geological Survey.

However, National Seismological Centre (NSC) claimed that the epicenter was at Nimlung in Sindhupal Chowk district.

Local media quoted SC officials as saying that that the fresh earthquake was an aftershock of the April 25 earthquake.

[Earthquake rattles Nepal on April 25: Get all details]

An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude on Richter Scale rattled Nepal on April 25, 2015. At least 9,000 people died and more than 20,000 were injured in the massive earthquake.

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