Severe earthquake in Nepal .. Citizens ran to the streets .. 6.0 on the Richter scale!

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oi-Yogeshwaran Moorthi

Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2022, 12:45 [IST]

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Kathmandu: The normal life of the people has been affected due to the severe earthquake that occurred in Nepal around 8 am.

On April 25, 2015, an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale occurred between Kathmandu and Pokhara, the capital of Nepal. 8,964 people lost their lives. About 22,000 people were injured. The earthquake, known as the Gorkha earthquake, also shook several cities in northern India. The same was felt in Pakistan, Tibet and Bangladesh.

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 shocked Nepal by today morning

Following this, earthquakes are occurring more and more in Nepal in recent times. A moderate earthquake occurred in central Nepal a few days ago. The earthquake was recorded as 4.7 on the Richter scale. This was felt in and around Kathmandu Valley. No damage was caused by the earthquake.

In this situation, today at 8.13 am, a severe earthquake has occurred in the eastern part of Kathmandu, 147 km southeast of the capital of Nepal. It is recorded as 6.0 on the Richter scale.

As a result, earthquake tremors have been felt in Nepal, India and China. This has been confirmed by the National Center for Earthquake Science. As a result, people in some areas were frightened and ran to the streets for safety. This has affected the normal life of the people.

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The government of Nepal has not yet released any information about the losses caused by the earthquake. Also, the country’s airport has been closed due to the earthquake. Air traffic has been affected due to this. Because of this, thousands of travelers who wanted to go abroad have been affected.

And the recent earthquakes in Nepal are causing unprecedented damage to lives and property. Due to this, people are insisting that necessary measures should be taken to control and manage disasters.

English summary

Earthquake took place 147 km ESE of Kathmandu, Nepal at 8.13 am IST around Martim Birta of Khotang district, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre.


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