Earthquake hits Nepal with 5.6 magnitude

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An average intensity earthquake has hit the Nepal with 5.6 magnitude on the Richter scale early in the morning today.

As per the National Center for Seismology report, a unit of Ministry of Earth Sciences said, the shudder happened at 5:05 AM and the depth which was recorded as 10 km.

According to the reports, the epicenter of the seismic tremor is said to be the border of Ramechhap and Solukhumbu areas, around 131-km from the capital city, Kathmandu.

There have been no reports of any harm yet, and more details are anticipated. Local media of Nepal reported that the effect would come in later as the tremor struck remote hilly towns.

Earlier on April 25, 2015, the nation was hit by a massive seismic tremor measuring 7.8 magnitude on the Richter scale. Nearly about 9000 individuals were killed and 22,000 others were reported injured. A major aftershock was also observed with a magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale.

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