Magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles Panchthar, Nepal

Magnitude 4.6 moderate earthquake hit Panchthar at 04:22 pm Friday, the Nepal Seismological Center reported.

The quake's epicenter was located near Nepal - India along MaiKhola River.

This is the second tremor of magnitude greater than 4 recorded in Nepal in last 24 hours. Magnitude 4.1 light aftershock rattled Kavrepalanchowk at 03:23 pm today.

Five days ago, magnitude 4.1 light earthquake rattled Myagdi. At least 414 aftershocks have rattled Nepal since April 25 earthquake.

Meanwhile, humanitarian agencies are unable to deliver aid to earthquake victims due to India-Nepal border blockade since 90 days. Food and other necessities have not been supplied to survivors of Nepal earthquake victims.

Blockades along the border between Nepal and India have caused fuel shortages. Helicopters operating for the World Food Programme have also been grounded.
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