3 earthquakes jolt Nepal

The Report Desk

Published: October 22, 2023, 12:05 PM

3 earthquakes jolt Nepal

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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).

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.

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