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Moderate earthquake hits Nepal's Gorkha district

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted district in on Tuesday, causing panic among the residents.

The quake was felt in district and surrounding areas around 12:35 p.m, according to the (NSC).

However, there was no report of any damage.

This is the third quake that hit in the past five days.

On April 13, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake hit district while another 4.8-magnitude quake jolted far-west Nepal's district on April 14.

A powerful earthquake struck district in April 2015, killing 9,000 people.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 17:25 IST