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3 earthquakes jolt district close to Nepal capital

3 earthquakes jolt district close to Nepal capital

Kathmandu, Oct 22 (SocialNews.XYZ) Three earthquakes above magnitude 4 jolted Dhading district on Sunday morning, sending tremors to Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city.

One temblor of magnitude 6.1 struck at 7:39 a.m. local time, said Lok Bijay Adhikari from Nepal's National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center (NEMRC), Xinhua news agency reported.


The quakes have left a few houses damaged in Dhading, but no casualties have been reported yet, Assistant Chief District Officer Hum Nath Parajuli told Xinhua.

A total of 58 temblors have hit Nepal this year, varying in magnitude from 4.0 to 6.3, according to the NEMRC.

Source: IANS

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3 earthquakes jolt district close to Nepal capital

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