Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Nepal


(Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Nepal on Sunday, the National Seismological Centre of Nepal said.

The epicentre of the quake was at Dhading, about 55 km (35 miles) west of Kathmandu, it said.

“We felt very strong tremors. Some residents rushed out of their homes. There is no report of any injuries so far”, Badrinath Gaire, the most senior bureaucrat of Dhading district, told Reuters.

The quake was at a depth of 13 km (8.1 miles), the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said.

Share post:



For Kuwait’s new emir, Saudi ties are seen as key

Kuwait (Reuters) - Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah was named...

Pope Francis deplores Israeli killings of civilians at Gaza church

Vatican City (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday again...

Palestinians must find new path from Israeli rule after war, top official says

Ramallah (Reuters) - Immediately after Israel's war in Gaza...

Israel says it struck Hezbollah sites after attacks from Lebanon

Jerusalem/Beirut (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it had...