Kathmandu earthquake : A 6.1 -magnitude earthquake hit Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Sunday. According to the National Seismological Center, the earthquake was recorded at 7:24 am. However, there were no reports of deaths or injuries from the earthquakes. Read the report below to get all important information about Nepal Kathmandu earthquake.
On October 16, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Sudurpaschim province in Nepal. In 2015, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake and subsequent aftershocks killed around 9,000 people. As noted in the government’s Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), Nepal ranks 11th in the world in terms of earthquake risk factors.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Afghanistan earlier this month, according to the US Geological Survey. The earthquake hit an area that saw deaths after a similar earthquake over the weekend. According to the USGS, the shallow earthquake occurred around 05:10 local time (00:40 GMT) and was centered about 29 kilometers north of the city of Herat. The earthquake came days after strong aftershocks killed dozens in western Afghanistan. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), six earthquakes struck western Afghanistan on Saturday, the largest of which was 6.3 magnitude.