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3 moderate intensity earthquakes jolt Nepal, no casualty reported


Kathmandu, Aug 16: Three earthquakes of moderate intensity have jolted Nepal but no damage was reported.

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Dolakha district, 110 kilometres east of capital Kathmandu, early today.

3 earthquakes jolt Nepal

Two more quakes were recorded yesterday. A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook Taplejgunj district, some 300 kilometres east of Kathmandu, yesterday morning while another 4.1 magnitude quake jolted Dolakha later in the day.

A total of 479 aftershocks of 4 or more magnitude have been recorded since a massive earthquake devastated the Himalayan nation in April. About 9,000 people died in the tremor.


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