4.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Olangchungola

An earthquake occurred this morning with the epicenter at Olangchungola in Faktanglung Rural Municipality-7 of Taplejung.

According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre, the earthquake measuring 4.8 in the Richter scale jolted Taplejung at 4.30 this morning.

The tremor was felt in Taplejung and its adjoining districts.

Faktanglung-7 ward chair Chheten Lama informed that no damage has been so far reported in Olangchungola due to earthquake.

It may be noted that the 5.4 magnitude earthquake had struck the district with its epicenter at Olangchungola in 27 Magh 2077. (RSS)