Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Two earthquakes recorded in Dhading, Nepal


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Update 07:23 am

According to the Nepal Seismological center, two earthquakes have been recorded today in an interval of eleven minutes in Dhading district.

The first earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred at 06:29 am. The epicenter was located near Naubise.

The second earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred at 06:40 am.

Both are the aftershocks of magnitude 7.9 earthquake which occurred in Gorkha, Nepal on April 25, 2015.

Update 6:54 am

According to the United States Geological Survey, the magnitude 4.7 earthquake epicenter was located 31 km far from Kathmandu in Dhading area at Katuwalgaun. 

The nearby villages are Baghmara, Charipauwa, Admaragaun, Thakani Gairigaun, Nayangaun and others. We expect moderate damages in these hilly areas.

However, we will be waiting for the official earthquake details from Nepal Government.

Update 6:38 am


We have received hundreds of felt reports from Nagarjun and Tokha area. Tremor was strongly felt across Nuwakot and Dhading area. The epicenter is expected around NW of Kathmandu valley.

Update 06:36 am

The Nepal Seismological Center website is down due to high traffic. The epicenter is unknown.

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April 24, 2019: A strong tremor has been felt in Kathmandu valley at around 6:29 am. Updates to come.

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