Nepal | September 26, 2020

Fresh earthquake in Bajhang, April quake’s aftershock in Dolakha

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KATHMANDU: A light earthquake hit Bajhang district at 9:40 am on Monday.

According to the National Seismological Centre (NSC), Lainchaur, it recorded a tremor of local magnitude 4.3 this morning.

The NSC said that it was a fresh tremor, not an aftershock of the April 25 earthquake.

The coordinates 29.81ºN, 81.51ºE provided by the NSC show that the epicentre was close to Saipal of the district.

 Light aftershock of ML 4.7 shakes Dolakha

A light aftershock was recorded in Dolakha district on Monday.

The NSC said that the aftershock of the April 25 earthquake was of local magnitude 4.7 and was recorded at 10:16 am.

The epicentre was close to Sunkhani of the district.

It was the first significant aftershock that the NSC recorded after five days.

The coordinates of the centre are 27.72 ºN, 86.09 ºE.

The last aftershock was recorded at 4:26 pm on March 31 with its epicentre at Sindhupalchok.

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