M4.6 aftershock recorded in Dolakha on Vijaya Dashami

October 11, 2016: Magnitude 4.6 moderate aftershock was recorded in Dolakha on Vijaya Dashami at 12:53 pm, Nepal Seismological Center mentioned.

The epicenter of the quake was recorded near Lakuridada. No damage or injuries have been recorded.

The tremor was felt on Vijaya Dashami, the major festival celebrated in Nepal. Vijaya Dashami (Dashain) is the national festival of Nepal including Bhutan, Myanmar and India.

The Seismological Center has confirmed it as an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. At least 472 aftershocks of magnitude 4 and greater have been recorded in last one and half years.
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