An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 on the Richter Scale was reported 50 kilometres east of Kathmandu in Nepal early Wednesday, said the National Center for Seismology (NCS), India. Also Read - Just a Day After Lifting Lockdown, This Country Reported 2020 New Covid-19 Cases
The epicentre of the earthquake was 48 km east of Kathmandu, Nepal, according to the agency data. Also Read - Govt Apathy: Villagers In Bihar's Gaya Construct Bridge That Had Been Pending For 30 Years!
Tremors were also felt in parts of Bihar. Districts namely Saharsa, East Champaran, West Champaran, Muzaffarpur, most of these sharing borders with Nepal are said to have felt the quake. Also Read - Gift to Poll-Bound Bihar: PM Modi Inaugurates Historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge Through Video Conference
The earthquake struck at 5:04 am IST at a depth of 10 km from the surface.