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M5.6 moderate earthquake near Tso Rolpa Glacial Lake, Nepal

Sunday, November 27, 2016 18:26
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November 28, 2016: Magnitude 5.6 moderate earthquake hit the border of Ramechhap and Solukhumbu district Monday morning, Nepal Seismological Center reported.
The tremor was felt at 5:20 am local time with epicenter located 18.8 km WNW of Namchebazar.
The tremor was widely felt across eastern and central Nepal including the capital Kathmandu.

Tso Rolpa Glacial Lake lies NW of the epicenter area. Tso Rolpa, one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal, located at an altitude of 4,580 metres is also known for the unstable dam threatening the outburst.
Nepal Seismological Center has confirmed it as an aftershock of 2015 Gorkha earthquake. No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported.

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