Four quakes rock Nepal in past 12 hours

August 24, 2012NEPALFour consecutive earthquakes — two of them powerful ones — rocked western Nepal in past 12 hours. With their epicenters in the border area of Rolpa and Rukum districts, the tremors of the first quake were felt in Kathmandu at 10:15 pm last night. Its magnitude was 5.6 on the Richter scale, according to Dilli Ram Tiwari, survey officer at National Seismological Centre (NSC) in Kathmandu. The second quake was measured at 10:27 pm yesterday, and it was 4.4 in magnitude. The NSC has recorded two earthquakes this morning also. The quakes at 6:02 am and 9.40 am were 4.4 and 5.2 on the Richter Scale, Tiwari said. –The Himalayan
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