Earthquake hits central Nepal

November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin  
Officials at the National Seismological Centre said the earthquake at round 3:34 p.m had its epicentre at about 30km north-west of Kathmandu in Chandrathali in Nuwakot District.

There was no immediate report of damage or injuries due to the quake that lasted a few seconds.

This is the first time since 1989 that tremors of this magnitude were felt in Kathmandu. Over 700 people were killed in an earthquake in east Nepal in 1988. (ANI)

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