Aftershock measuring 5.2 in the Richter scale


Kathmandu : An aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake was recorded with its epicentre around Jiri of Dolakha this morning.
The quake at 8:36 am was measured 5.2 in the Richter scale, according to the National Seismological Centre. The aftershock was felt as far as in the capital with Dolkha district headquarters Charikot experiencing a big jolt, seismologist Chitan Timalsina said.
Around 500 aftershocks of 4 Richter scale and above have been recorded so far since the April 25 mega earthquake, the Centre has said.