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Earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolts Nepal, no casualties reported

An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted Kathmandu Valley and different elements of central Nepal in the present day.

Earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolts central Nepal

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted central Nepal in the present day
  • No casualties have been reported within the incident
  • The earthquake had its epicentre in Belkot Gadhi of Nuwakot district

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley and different elements of central Nepal on Saturday morning.

However, there have been no stories of any harm or casualties, officers mentioned.

According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, the 5.3-magnitude earthquake, which occurred at 5:26 am, had its epicentre in Belkot Gadhi of Nuwakot district.

In April 2015, a devastating earthquake of 7.8-magnitude rocked Nepal, killing practically 9,000 folks and wounding practically 22,000 others. It additionally broken over 800,000 homes and faculty buildings.

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