4.4 magnitude quake strikes Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district

A fresh tremor of local magnitude 4.4 struck Nepal’s Sindhupalchok district on Sunday morning.

Nepal’s National Seismological Centre(NSC) recorded the tremor as an aftershock of the last year’s 7.6 earthquake that struck Barpak of Gorkha district, reports Himalayan Times.

The tremor was recorded at 4:30 am and the epicentre was close to Ichok of the district, with its coordinates of given as 27.93°N, 85.50°E.

National Seismological Centre has recorded more than 30,000 aftershocks in the country since last year’s earthquake , but only 453 significant aftershocks were processed to alert the public.

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