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5.1 magnitude quake shakes Pokhara

POKHARA, JUN 09 -

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Pokhara on Saturday afternoon damaging few houses.

National Seismological Centre said that the quake was centered 23 kilometers North in Thumkodanda and Namarjung VDC.

Police informed that a wall of houses belonging to Radha Krishna Subedi and his son Shiva Raj were cracked due to the quake. Similarly, the building of Area Police Station also suffered minor damages due to the quake.

Posted on: 2012-06-09 05:08