4.6 magnitude aftershock hits Dhading at 01:49 am Saturday morning


Magnitude 4.6 moderate aftershock hit Dhading at 01:49 am Saturday morning, Nepal Seismological Center reported.

The epicenter was located at a shallow depth of 10 km between Kiranchok and Bhumisthan.

Tremor was well felt in the Kathmandu valley. Two days ago, magnitude 5.0 aftershock with epicenter in Sindhupalchowk sparked fear in Kathmandu valley as well.

The death toll from April 25 mega earthquake has reached 8,895 as of July 3, 2015, Nepal Disaster Risk Reduction Portal  mentioned. The highest number of deaths have been reported from Sindhupalchowk district (3,532) followed by Kathmandu (1,226). At least 678 people have died in Dhading.
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