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Earthquake: A 5.1 magnitude of earthquake hits Nepal’s Kathmandu, tremors felt in parts of Patna

Nepal: A 5.9 magnitude of Earthquake tremors have been felt in Nepal today. According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake was 53km east of Kathmandu. The reports suggest that the earthquake struck the hill country at around 2.52 pm. The tremors of this earthquake were felt in many districts of Bihar including Patna.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Nepal: A 5.1 magnitude of Earthquake tremors have been felt in Nepal today. According to the National Center for Seismology, the epicentre of the earthquake was 53km east of Kathmandu. The reports suggest that the earthquake struck the hill country at around 2.52 pm.

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The National Center for Seismology tweeted,” An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred 53km east of Kathmandu today at around 2.52 pm. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground.”

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The National Center for Seismology said that the depth of 10 km below the ground. The tremors of this earthquake were felt in many districts of Bihar including Patna. There is no information about any damage due to the earthquake at this time.

Earlier on October 19, earthquake tremors of at least 4.2 on the Richter scale were felt in the Union Territory of Ladakh. The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 8.07 am, was recorded 135 km north-east of the Leh belt of Jammu and Kashmir. There was no news of any damage during this period. The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 10 km below the ground at 34.92 degrees north latitude and 78.72 degrees east longitude. This Himalayan region of the Union Territory is considered vulnerable to earthquakes.

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