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Kathmandu, May 29: Nepal was today rocked by five aftershocks, including one measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, following last month’s devastating earthquake that claimed nearly 9,000 lives. A moderate 5.2-magnitude tremor struck Nepal at 3.44 pm with epicenter at Dhading district. A 4-magnitude tremor was recorded at 8.30 am with its epicentre located in Gorkha district, according to the National Seismological Centre in Kathmandu. (Also Read: Earthquake in Nepal: 3 tremors rock Nepal) Also Read - Nuns help rebuild quake-hit Nepal houses

Two other 4.2 magnitude tremors were recorded at 12.37 am and 5.20 am with epicentres at Dolakha and Dhading districts. A 4.8-magnitude tremor was recorded at 12.30 pm with epicentre at Gorkha-Dhading, the NSC said. So far, 290 aftershocks of 4 or above magnitude have been recorded since the April 25 earthquake. The 7.9-magnitude quake which struck Nepal on April 25 and another having a magnitude of 7.3 on May 12 have left nearly 9,000 people dead and over 21,000 injured. The two massive quakes have destroyed or damaged tens of thousands of buildings in Nepal. Also Read - Narendra Modi voices concern over Nepal violence