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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hits Nepal

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ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 24, 2019, 09.39 AM (IST)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter Scale jolted Kathmandu in Nepal at early morning hours on Wednesday.

According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale, struck Kathmandu at 6:14 am today.

The National Emergency Operation Centre, Nepal has also reported that earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.2 and 4.3 hit Naubise in Dhading district at 6:29 am and 6:40 am respectively, today. 

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According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale, struck Kathmandu at 6:14 am today.