4 moderate tremors jolt Nepal

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Kathmandu – Four moderate earthquakes with magnitudes between 4 and 5.2 jolted Nepal early Wednesday, taking the total number of aftershocks to 320 after the devastating earthquake struck the country on April 25.

The first aftershock of 4.4 magnitude was recorded at 5.58 am (local time) with epicenter at Ramkot, 7 kilometers west of the capital Kathmandu.

The aftershock was strong enough to get people out of their houses.

A 5.2 magnitude tremor recorded at 6.14 am (local time) with epicenter at Sindhupalckowk district was shortly followed by another aftershock of magnitude 4 with epicenter in the same area.

The fourth tremor of 5.1 magnitude was recorded at 8 am (local time) with epicenter at Sindhupalchowk-Tibet border area.

Nepal is still recovering from two major quakes and several aftershocks that have killed 8,800 people and left a trail of destruction.

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