4.8 ML earthquake jolts Sindhupalchok, Ktm and surrounding areas; second in two-weeks

KATHMANDU: A tremor was felt by the valley residents and those in surrounding areas on Thursday evening.

The 4.8 ML magnitude earthquake with its epicenter around Sermathang in Sindhupalchok was recorded by the National Seismological Centre at 7:11 pm.


This is the second earthquake above 4ML on the Richter Scale to have hit the central region in two weeks. Prior to this, a 5.0 ML earthquake originating around Phullpingkot in Sindhupalchok was felt on November 27.

No injuries or damages from the earthquake have been reported yet.