5.3 earthquake shakes Nepal

There was an earthquake in Nepal on Wednesday morning. The US Geological Survey (USGS) stated that the intensity on the Richter scale was 5.3. The earthquake struck the capital Kathmandu at about 5:19 pm. Kathmandu and other nearby areas were affected by the earthquake.

The quake’s epicenter was reported 10 kilometers below the surface, according to Nepal’s Earthquake Center (NSC). Its center was Ramchi region of Sindhupalchakk district near Kathmandu. The area is about 100 kilometers east of Kathmandu near the Chinese-Tibet border.

People were terrified when they felt the earthquake. Many leave their homes and go on the streets. However, no casualties have been reported so far. Source: NDTV

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