Earthquake of 5.5 rector scale in Dolakha

After a powerful earthquake the flow of aftershocks have not yet been stopped. 8 aftershocks of 4 rector scale has gone just this Saturday. An aftershock of 5.5 rector scale has gone at 5:19 making Dolakha the epicenter. Due the aftershock in Dolakha, the effect has also been felt in Kathmandu.

The effect has been felt in the eastern region of Nepal like Bhojpur, Khotang and other districts including Sunsari. Five aftershocks of more than 4 magnitude has been felt just this Saturday. Before that in the morning aftershocks of magnitude 4 was felt at 6:11 and 6:31 making the epicenter Nuwakot and between Gorkha and Dhanging respectively. Similarly aftershock of 4.2 Magnitude at 9:24 and 9:35 were felt making Sindhupalchowk and Lalitpur, Dolakha the epicenter respectively.

By Rita Bhattarai

Freelancer

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