Earthquake tremors were felt once again in Nepal. The magnitude of the earthquake was measured at 6.0 on the Richter scale. This earthquake happened today morning.
The earthquake occurred 147 km away from Kathmandu. According to Nepal time, the earthquake occurred at 8:13 am. According to Nepal National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center (NEMRC), an earthquake occurred at a place called Martim Birta in Khotang district. The epicenter of the earthquake was measured within a radius of 10 kilometers of eastern Nepal.
There is currently no news of any damage due to this earthquake in Nepal. Some of the recent earthquakes have seen huge loss of life and property in Nepal. On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck between the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.
It had caused havoc. Due to this earthquake, 8,964 people were killed and about 22 thousand people were injured. This devastating earthquake in Nepal is also known as Gorkha earthquake. It shook some areas of Pakistan and Bangladesh, including many cities in North India.
Kathmandu international airport had to be closed due to the earthquake. Due to the earthquake, there was a snow storm on Mount Everest, in which 22 people died.
On 12 May 2015 also an earthquake shook. Its epicenter was between Kathmandu and Mount Everest near the Chinese border. Due to this earthquake, more than two hundred people lost their lives and more than two and a half thousand people were injured. The worst earthquake ever hit Nepal in 1934. Its intensity was measured at 8.0 on the Richter scale. It destroyed Bhaktapur and Patan in Nepal including the capital Kathmandu.
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