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KATHMANDU: Nepal’s National Seismological Centre (NSC) recorded a tremor of local magnitude 4.4 in Nuwakot on Tuesday.

It has been listed as an aftershock of the last year’s ML 7.6 earthquake that struck Barpak of Gorkha district.

The tremor was recorded at 11:34 am.

Its epicenter was close to Khanigaun of Nuwakot, with its coordinates given as 27.93° N, 85.21° E.

It was the first significant aftershock recorded after seven days.

The last aftershock was recorded at 5:12 am on June 14 with its epicentre in Gorkha

According to the NSC, it has recorded more than 30,000 aftershock of the Gorkha earthquake in a year, but data of only 453 significant aftershocks were processed to alert the public.