5.0 magnitude earthquake hits Kodari in Nepal

  • IANS, Kathmandu
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2015 16:08 IST

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the richter scale hit central Nepal on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake rocked areas 15 km southeast of Kodari in Sindhupalchok district of Nepal, reported Xinhua news agency.

The temblor, which lay epicentred at a depth of 35 km, was initially determined to be at 27.8497 degrees north latitude and 86.0595 degrees east longitude.

More details are awaited.

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