Back-To-Back Earthquake Jolts Bajhang

Two back-to-back earthquakes jolted Bajhang this afternoon.

Himalaya Times
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Two back-to-back earthquakes jolted Sudurpaschim this afternoon.

According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, an earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale was reported in the area around 2:40 PM. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected near Chainpur, Bajhang, in less than half an hour, at 3:06 PM.

According to Narayan Pande, Chief District Officer of Bajhang, "a dry landslide along the Jai Prithvi Highway has blocked the road."

According to the authorities, one individual has died in a landslide following the earthquake in Jayaprithvi Municipality 11, and over a dozen people are injured.



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