UPDATE: Another moderate jolt was recorded in Tibet, bordering Sindhupalchok district of Nepal, at 8:00 am. It was of local magnitude 5.1, according to the National Seismological Centre. The co-ordinates of the epicentre are 28.27°N, 85.94°E. This shows the epicentre is in between Karijue and Sumori of Tibet. ------------------------------- KATHMANDU: The National Seismological Centre recorded at least three significant tremors in a span of 30 minutes this morning. After the 5:58 am tremor with its epicentre in the Kathmandu Valley, two aftershocks were recorded in neighbouring Sindhupalchok district subsequently. One of them was moderate, of local magnitude 5.2, according to the NSC. It was recorded at 6:14 am. The other at 6:26 am was light and of local magnitude 4.0. The epicentres (27.91°N, 85.59°E and 27.90°N, 85.58°E) of the two latest ones were close to Kiwul. They were felt in the Kathmandu Valley also. Now, the number of significant aftershocks (ML4.0 or above) of the devastating April 25 earthquake has reached 322. Thousands of minor shocks have also been recorded.
NSC records four significant jolts, two above ML5.0
Published: 08:00 am Jun 17, 2015