Lamjung earthquake: Dozens of aftershocks recorded, at least six injured

Lamjung earthquake's epicenter location

Update 17:25 pm

- The first major earthquake of magnitude 5.8 was recorded at 05:42 am in Lamjung. It was followed by 4.0 light earthquake at 08:16 am, 4.1 earthquake at 08:17 am and 5.3 moderate earthquake at 08:26 am.

-According to the Nepal Seismological Center, around two dozens aftershocks with magnitude less than 4 have been recorded in last 10 hours.

-The earthquake epicenter is located at Bhulbhule of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-3 in Lamjung district of Nepal.

-Six people have been injured and returned home after having treatment at district hospital. The injured people have been reported from Beshisahar, Dordi and Marsyangdi Rural Municipality.

-The earthquake has damaged around 30 houses. Most of the houses are made of mud, stones and corrugated sheets.

May 19, 2021: A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.8 has been recorded in Bhulbhule area of Lamjung district of western Nepal at 05:42 am today.

The earthquake tremor has been felt by the people of Pokhara, Chitwan and capital Kathmandu as well.

Based on earthquake's intensity and location, we expect damage from this earthquake. We will update the news as soon as it is available.


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