4.9 magnitude earthquake hits Pokhara

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Pokhara and surrounding areas in the wee hours today, according to the National Seismological Center.

Earthquake Measurement Center. The quake took place at 3.56 am with its epicenter at Dhampus of Machhapurchhare Rural Municipality-7 in the Kaski district.

Shockwaves from the quake were felt in Baglung, Parbat, Myagdi, and Tanahun districts said the local people. However, no details of losses caused by the quake have been reported, said ward chair of Dhampus, Baikuntha Bhandari. (RSS),