Mild Tremors Shook Nepal


Kathmandu: Two mild quakes measuring 4 and 4.1 on the Richter scale jolted Nepal on Sunday. Nepal is reeling under hundreds of aftershocks following the catastrophic April 25 quake.

A 4.1 magnitude aftershock was recorded at 9.30am with the epicentre at Dolakha district, 100km east of Kathmandu, while another 4.0 magnitude tremor was recorded at 10.03am with the epicentre at Sindhupalchowk district, 60km North-east of the capital city, according to the National Seismological Centre.

Yesterday, two aftershocks were recorded in the country.

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12.05am with the epicentre at Dolakha district while another 4.5 magnitude tremor was recorded at 8.04pm. A total of 359 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude were recorded in the country since the April 25 earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and caused widespread devastation.