Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hits Nepal

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A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck just before midnight in Nepal’s mid-hills region, 36 kilometres west of Baglung on January 6.

The earthquake struck at 11:59 IST at a depth of 15 km, according to the National Centre for Seismology.

There were no early reports of property damage available.

The place is 176 km NNE of Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) in India and about 300 kms WNW of Kathmandu, the Nepal capital.

Nestled in the mighty Himalayas, whole of Nepal is situated in an earthquake prone area, a high seismic zone.

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