An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck the west Nepalvery close to the area that was hit by a 6.4 earthquake last Friday that left at least 153 dead and more than 150 injured.
He United States Geological Survey (USGS, in English) recorded the earthquake at 16:31 local time (10:46 GMT), with the epicenter 10 kilometers deep and 37 kilometers from the district Dailekhbordering on Yajarkotwhich was hit by last week’s devastating earthquake.
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Authorities have yet to report any casualties or material damage from this earthquake, which was also felt in cities in the region. India as New Delhi.
This earthquake occurs three days after another earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 shook the western part of the country. Himalayaswhere some humanitarian agencies are located and offer help the victims.
The devastating earthquake killed at least 153 people, more than half of them children, and left more than 150 injured, according to the latest toll released today by Nepalese authorities, where they lowered the number of 157 deaths which they previously stood for.
Nepal are among the countries most likely to natural disasters and it has a very vulnerable population, mostly poor, in addition to lacking sufficient infrastructure to deal with floods or earthquakes.
On April 25, 2015, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepaldemolition of multi-storey buildings in Kathmandu and caused landslides and avalanches in the mountains. Almost 9,000 people died and more than 22,000 were injured.
This disaster also left hundreds of thousands of people homeless and caused damages worth almost 6.47 billion euros. More than seven years after the earthquake, The remodeling work has not been completed.