Residents of Phungling, district headquarters, confirm that they felt the tremor


An earthquake measuring 5.4 ML on the Richter scale shook Taplejunj district early today morning.

National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre stated, the tremor was felt at 7:35 am local time with its epicenter near Olangchung Gola of Phaktanglung Rural Municipality in Taplejung district. The coordinates of the epicentre are 27.89°N, 87.91°E, according to the Centre.

Residents of Phungling Municipality, the district headquarters, confirmed that they felt the shaking from the earthquake.

No damage or injuries have been reported.