Earthquake Of Magnitude 5.3 Strikes East Pokhara In Nepal


Kathmandu: An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale struck 35 km East of Pokhara in Nepal on Wednesday morning. The quake befell round 5:42 AM Nepal (Native time), 113 KM North West of Kathmandu.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) confirmed the event. In an official assertion on Twitter, the EMSC stated, “Felt #earthquake (#bhuukmp) M5.3 strikes 113 km NW of #Kathmandu (#Nepal) 10 min ago.”

Dr. Lok Bijay Adhikari, Chief Seismologist at Nationwide Earthquake Monitoring & Analysis Centre, as quoted by ANI stated, “Epicenter of the earthquake lies at Bhulbhule of Lamjung District, where it occurred around 5:42 NPT. It has been recorded at 5.8 magnitude.” 

No lack of lives has been reported but, additional particulars are awaited.

Quickly after tremors in Nepal, an earthquake with 6.7 magnitude rose in southern East Pacific, stated USGS. 

Lately,  Assam was hit by two earthquakes again to again. A quake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale was recorded in Assam’s Sonitpur on Could 5. Earlier, an enormous earthquake of 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit Sonitpur space of Assam on April 28, adopted by a number of aftershocks. The  earthquake originated in Assam and tremors have been felt in North Bengal, Meghalaya and different elements of the Northeast. 

(With ANI Inputs)



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