Earthquake of 4.9 magnitude hits Ramechhap district of Nepal

The seismic event was recorded at 7:43 am and tremors was also felt in adjoining districts and in the Kathmandu Valley.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 2, 2017 2:45 pm
earthquake, nepal earthquake, earthquake in nepal, Ramechhap nepal earthquake A google map screen grab of Ramechhap district of Nepal

An earthquake measuring 4.9 magnitude hit Ramechhap district of Nepal on Sunday morning, news agency ANI reported. According to the National Seismological Centre (NSC), the epicentre was at Bitijor Bagaincha of south-eastern Nepal in Okhaldhunga district. The seismic event was recorded at 7:43 am and tremors was also felt in adjoining districts and in the Kathmandu Valley.

In 2015, Nepal was hit by a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left nearly, 9,000 people dead and as many as 22,000 injured.

With PTI inputs
Video of the day

For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results