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Three consecutive earthquakes jolt Kathmandu


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Kathmandu, 24 April (2019) – Three consecutive earthquakes measuring 4.8, 5.2 and 4.3 at 6:14 AM, 6:29 AM and 6:40 AM respectively on Wednesday have rocked the country.

Earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.2 and 4.3 struck Naubise in Dhading District at 6:29 AM and 6:40 AM respectively and another quake struck Kathmandu with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter Scale at 6:14 AM today.

This day also marks the eve of the devastating earthquake that shook the country on April 25, 2015 killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring many more. It comes a day after 16 people lost their lives and 81 were left injured in the Philippines after two earthquakes measuring 6.1 and 6.2 rattled the country on Monday and Tuesday. FE