Sun News Desk: An earthquake of magnitude 6 has struck the South Asian country of Nepal.


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This is the second time an earthquake has hit the country within a week. News agency ANI.


However, no casualty or damage has been reported so far.


According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, the earthquake struck at 8:13 a.m. local time, 147 kilometers southwest of the capital Kathmandu.


Earlier, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 struck Nepal last Monday.


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The quake was an aftershock of the 2015 quake, the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center said. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the Lamjung area between the capital Kathmandu and Pokhara. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.9 on the Richter scale.


Incidentally, several recent earthquakes in Nepal have caused widespread death and damage. On April 25, 2015, an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara. In this, at least 8 thousand 964 people were killed and about 22 thousand people were injured in the country.
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