Friday, February 5, 2016

Earthquake in Nepal, Tremors in parts of India

Earthquake in Nepal, Tremors
 in parts of India
New Delhi/Kathmandu: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale jolted Nepal on Friday, 05th February 2016 night, as per the US Geological Survey (USGS). Around 10 people are reportedly injured Anamnagar area of Kathmandu .

According to initial reports, the epicentre of the quake was detected 16 kilometres from Kathmandu, in Nepal.
Due to the earthquake in Nepal, strong tremors were felt in India - parts of Bihar including Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi, Bettiah, Darbhanga, Raxaul, ANI reported.
Panic-stricken people in Nepal ran out of their houses.
A nationwide alert had been issued by Nepal government authorities. Last year in April when the Himalayan country had faced a devastating destruction after the country was hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake in which more than 10,000 people died across the country.

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