KATHMANDU: An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale rocked central Nepal on Wednesday morning. The epicenter of the tremor was recorded in Ramche of Sindhupalchok district which was previously ravaged by floods, landslides and the 2015 earthquake.
“A 6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred around Ramche in Sindhupalchok district at 5:19 am,” the National Center for Seismology tweeted a few minutes after the tremors.
The tremors were also felt in the easternmost part of the country. “This is a continuous aftershock of the 2015 earthquake,” NSC chief seismologist Lok Bijay Adhikari confirmed to ANI by telephone.
No damage were still reported from the epicenter of the earthquake.
“Since the shock was felt, we have not received any reports of damage or loss of life. We have already contacted all services inside the district to confirm if an incident has occurred or if anyone needs help. “I have not received any information about this,” Rajan Adhikari, police superintendent stationed in Sindhupalchowk, confirmed to ANI in a telephone conversation.
In 2015, nearly 10,000 people lost their lives and thousands were injured when an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 on the Richter scale struck the Himalayan nation. Sindhupalchok, one of the epicenters of the earthquake, had suffered the most.

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