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Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hits Nepal

ANI | Updated: May 19, 2021 06:42 IST


Kathmandu [Nepal] May 19, (ANI): An Earthquake of Magnitude 5.8 Richter scale struck Nepal on Wednesday morning (local time) as per the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.

The quake took place around 5:42 AM Nepal (Local time), 113 KM North West of Kathmandu. “Epicenter of the earthquake lies at Bhulbhule of Lamjung District this morning at around 5:42 (Local Time). It has been recorded with 5.8 magnitudes,” Dr Lokbijay Adhikari, Seismologist, National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center told ANI. No loss of lives have been reported yet, further details are awaited. (ANI)

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