Nepal hit 5.2M quake

Nepal, a moderate intensity earthquake hit Dolakha district today. It measured 5.2 on the Richter scale.

The epicentre of the tremor was about 10 kilometres below the surface and located around 160 kilometres north-east from Kathmandu.

There was no immediate report of any damage or casualty.

Seismologists described it as an aftershock sequence of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal in April 2015, claiming about 9,000 lives and injuring around 22 thousand persons.

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