Doti earthquake: At least 200 aftershocks for the reason that predominant quake

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Baitadi, November 9

Over 200 aftershocks of the Doti earthquake that occurred on Tuesday night time have been recorded to this point, the Seismological Centre in Surkhet says.

An assistant technician on the centre, Rajesh Sharma confirms that over 200 aftershocks befell to this point until 1 pm immediately.

According to him, the earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale with its epicentre in Khaptad National Park was recorded at 9: 07 pm final night time and it was adopted by two different subsequent shocks measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale at 9: 56 pm and 6.6 Richter scale at 2:12 am immediately with their epicentres within the nationwide park.

Three earthquakes above 4 Richter scale befell with the epicentre on the similar location prior to now two days (Tuesday and Wednesday) within the Doti district and they’re adopted by above 200 aftershocks, in keeping with him.

At least six individuals have been killed, and 6 others injured when the 6.6-magnitude Doti earthquake, one of many three quakes, hit the district within the wee hours of Wednesday.

Although particulars of different losses within the catastrophe are but to come back by, a substantial amount of losses is anticipated.