KATHMANDU: A light earthquake hit Taplejung district at 11:27 am on Saturday morning.
According to the National Seismological Centre (NSC), Lainchaur, it recorded a tremor of local magnitude 4.5 in the eastern district.
It was a fresh tremor, not an aftershock of the April 25 earthquake, the NSC said.
The coordinates 27.33°N,87.87°E, provided by the NSC, show that the epicentre was close to Tellok of the district.
Aftershock recorded in Dolakha
Meanwhile, a light aftershock of the April 25 earthquake was recorded in Dolakha district this morning.
According to the NSC, the tremor at 10:10 am was of of local magnitude 4.1.
The coordinates of the epicentre are 27.87°N, 86.08°E, close to Gaurishankar Conservation Area.
It was the first significant aftershock that the NSC recorded today.
The last aftershock of local magnitude 4.3 was recorded at 6:47 pm yesterday, with its epicentre at Dolakha district.
The number of aftershocks of April 25 of local magnitude 4.0 or above has reached 378, according to the NSC.