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Early morning jolt with epicenter in Nuwakot

2022 Aug 06, 7:20, kathmandu
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An earthquake measuring 5.3 in the Richter scale was felt this morning.

According to the National Seismology and Research Center, the earthquake measuring 5.3 Richter scale occurred at 5:26 am earlier today. The epicenter was around Belkotgarhi in Nuwakot district.

Dr. Mukund Bhattarai, a seismologist at the center shared that the earthquake was an aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake. The tremor was felt in Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dhading and Kathmandu valley.


Early morning jolt epicenter in Nuwakot earthquake 5.3 Richter scale 5:26 am Belkotgarhi National Seismology and Research Center aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake
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