An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hit Nepal Sunday with tremors being additionally felt in some elements of northeast India and Bihar.
In accordance with the Nationwide Centre of Seismology, the earthquake was recorded at 7.58 am (IST) and had the epicenter at 147 km east-southeast of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, information company ANI reported.
The tremors have been felt in Sikkim, Darjeeling and Muzaffarpur in Bihar. There aren’t any experiences of any casualties but.
Earthquake of Magnitude:5.5, Occurred on 31-07-2022, 07:58:10 IST, Lat: 27.14 & Lengthy: 86.67, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: 147km ESE of Kathmandu, Nepal for extra data Obtain the BhooKamp App https://t.co/k9yXnmGZXP@Indiametdept @ndmaindia pic.twitter.com/erOrYn8Oog
— Nationwide Heart for Seismology (@NCS_Earthquake) July 31, 2022
In 2015, a significant earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale had struck the Himalayan nation, inflicting widespread destruction and demise of over 8,500 folks. It had additionally triggered landslides and avalanches, which had killed 22 mountaineers on Mount Everest. Greater than 200 folks have been killed whereas a whole lot have been injured in an aftershock that hit a month after.