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Earthquake measuring 4.7 on Richter scale felt at India-Nepal border

The earthquake, whose epicentre was 42 kilometres away from Nepal's Bharatpur, bordering Bihar in India, hit at 09:37 am, USGS National Earthquake Information Center's website said. 

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: June 28, 2018 12:50 IST ]
Image Source : PTI

Siesmic graph of an earthquake. Representational Image. 

A low-intensity earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was felt in India-Nepal border region on Thursday morning. There were, however, no reports of any damage.

The earthquake, whose epicentre was 42 kilometres away from Nepal's Bharatpur, bordering Bihar in India, hit at 09:37 am, USGS National Earthquake Information Center's website said. 

In April 2015, a major earthquake in the region had killed nearly 9,000 people and injured nearly 22,000. Its epicenter was east of Gorkha District at Barpak, Gorkha, few kilometres away from today's epicentre. 

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