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4 mild tremors rock Nepal


Kathmandu:  Tremors continued to rock Nepal following last month’s devastating earthquake as four aftershocks of over 4 magnitude were felt today in central and northern parts of the country.

A 4 magnitude tremor was recorded at 8.30 am with its epicentre located in Gorkha district, according to the National Seismological Centre in Kathmandu.

Two other 4.2 magnitude tremors were recorded at 12.37 am and 5.20 am with epicentres at Dolakha and Dhading districts.

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 12.30 pm with epicentre at Gorkha-Dhading, the NSC said.

So far, 289 aftershocks of 4 or above magnitude have been recorded since the April 25 earthquake.

The 7.9-magnitude quake which struck Nepal on April 25 and another having a magnitude of 7.3 on May 12 have left nearly 9,000 people dead and over 21,000 injured.

The two massive quakes have destroyed or damaged tens of thousands of buildings in Nepal.

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