Kathmandu, Feb 21 (PTI) A mild intensity earthquake jolted Kathmandu early today with no reports of any damage or casualties. Also Read - Nepal Bans 3 Indian Climbers For 6 Years For Faking Mount Everest Summit
The 3.6 magnitude quake with its epicentre in Kathmandu city was felt at 2.23 am, causing panic among the city dwellers, according to the National Seismological Centre. Also Read - Earthquake Measuring 4.0 on Richter Scale Jolts India-Nepal Border, Tremors Felt in Sikkim
This was an aftershock of the powerful earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015. Also Read - Normal Life Paralysed in Nepal During General Strike, Over 200 Protesters Arrested
A total of 488 significant aftershocks have been recorded since the massive earthquake hit the country in April 2015 killing 9,000 people.
Last month, an aftershock of 4.3 magnitude was recorded with the epicentre located in Dolakha district.
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