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Kathmandu: A mild tremor measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit central Nepal on Friday as aftershocks from 2015's massive earthquake continue to jolt the country.

Representational Image.  Reuters

Representational Image. Reuters

The aftershock of 4.2 magnitude was felt in Kathmandu Valley and adjoining districts at 3:30 pm, according to the National Seismological Centre.

The epicentre of the mild earthquake was located at Sindhupalchowk district, 120 km northeast of Kathmandu.

A total of 437 aftershocks with 4 or more magnitude have jolted the country after the great earthquake in April 2015 that killed 9,000 people.

PTI

First Published On : Mar 11, 2016 20:42 IST

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