Free Press Journal

Earthquake hits far-western Nepal



Kathmandu: A moderate earthquake measuring 4.4 magnitude on Richter scale was felt early today in Bajhang district in Nepal. The earthquake hit Bajhang in the country’s far-west, 650 kilometre west from here at around 6 AM.

However, no damage was so far reported in the incident. Earlier quakes were felt on July 29 and 30 with their epicentres at the same place. Two school buildings were collapsed during the incident.