Earthquake in Nepal: 8 major aftershocks and counting; massive tremors in India
April 26, 2015
A powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Kathmandu. The main event was followed by several aftershocks of lesser intensity. Till now, Nepal witnessed 8 aftershocks with intensity of 4 to 7 on the Richter scale.
On Sunday, at around 12.39 pm (IST), a moderate earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale occurred 17km south of Kodari in Nepal. Within an hour, 3 successive earthquakes of measuring 6.7, 5.0 and 4.7 shook Nepal.