Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Earthquake | Triple quake measuring M5 to M4.2 jolts Rukum
Kathmandu, Aug 1: National Seismological Center web portal reported triple earthquakes hit southern Rukum last evening. First earthquake measuring M5 epicentered in southern Rukum about 10km south of Salle Airport in western Nepal was recorded at 11:51 UTC on July 31 (or 17:36pm local time same day). Leading newspaper in Nepal, The Kathmandu Post reports the locals were terrorized by recurring tremors measuring M4.8 and M4.2 within 15 minutes time period.
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