4.4 magnitude quake strikes Nepal's Sindhupalchok district

A fresh tremor of local magnitude 4.4 struck Nepal`s Sindhupalchok district on Sunday morning.

ANI| Updated: May 15, 2016, 11:58 AM IST

Kathmandu: A fresh tremor of local magnitude 4.4 struck Nepal`s Sindhupalchok district on Sunday morning.

Nepal`s National Seismological Centre(NSC) recorded the tremor as an aftershock of the last year`s 7.6 earthquake that struck Barpak of Gorkha district, reports Himalayan Times.

The tremor was recorded at 4:30 a.m. and the epicentre was close to Ichok of the district, with its coordinates of given as 27.93°N, 85.50°E.

National Seismological Centre has recorded more than 30,000 aftershocks in the country since last year`s earthquake , but only 453 significant aftershocks were processed to alert the public.