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Earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolts Nepal, no casualties reported

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Press Trust of India

An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted Kathmandu Valley and different elements of central Nepal at the moment.

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HIGHLIGHTSAn earthquake of 5.3 magnitude jolted central Nepal todayNo casualties have been reported within the incidentThe earthquake had its epicentre in Belkot Gadhi of Nuwakot district

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Kathmandu Valley and different elements of central Nepal on Saturday morning.

However, there have been no studies of any injury or casualties, officers mentioned.

According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, the 5.3-magnitude earthquake, which occurred at 5:26 am, had its epicentre in Belkot Gadhi of Nuwakot district.

In April 2015, a devastating earthquake of seven.8-magnitude rocked Nepal, killing practically 9,000 individuals and wounding practically 22,000 others. It additionally broken over 800,000 homes and faculty buildings.

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