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Moderate earthquake hits Nepal, no casualties

News Agencies | Updated on: 30 November 2015, 13:16 IST

A moderate quake measuring 4.1 magnitude on the Richter scale today hit Nepal, according to the country's National Seismological Centre.

The tremor hit Kathmandu at 06:10 AM local time. The epicentre was located in Shivapuri Nagarjun National park near Budhanilkantha Temple, 15 kms North from here. No damage to life and property was reported. At least 414 aftershocks have hit Nepal since April 25 devastating earthquake.

Five days ago, magnitude 3.0 tremor rattled Gothatar area of Kathmandu. Meanwhile, humanitarian agencies have said that they are unable to deliver aid to earthquake victims in the mountain region due to India-Nepal border blockade. Food and other necessities have not been supplied to survivors of Nepal earthquake victims.


First published: 30 November 2015, 13:16 IST