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A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal with epicentre at Nimlung in Sindhupalchok district of Nepal.
An earthquake measuring 5.0 on Richter scale rattled Nepal once again on Thursday morning with epicentre near Kathmandu.

The tremors were felt at 9:45 am.

According to US Geological Survey, the fresh tremors were felt 25 miles northeast of Kathmandu.

National Seismological Centre (NSC) is reported to have said that the epicenter was at Nimlung in Sindhupalchowk district, The Kathmandu Post reported.

The NSC also said that the fresh earthquake was an aftershock of the 25 April Great Quake of 7.9 magnitude.

Several tremors were felt in parts of Nepal as an aftershock ever since the Himalayan country has hit by the major earthquake in April that had killed around 9,000 people and injured more than 20,000.

The earthquake of 5.3 Richter scale that hit Nepal at 10 am today is the biggest since June 11.

— Rupak D Sharma (@RupakDSharma) November 19, 2015

National Seismological Centre says the aftershock was a 5.3 magnitude with epicenter in Sindhupalchowk district. #NepalEarthquake

The Kathmandu Post (@kathmandupost) November 19, 2015

News Alert | Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 with epicenter near Kathmandu strikes Nepal: US Geological Survey —

The Quint (@TheQuint) November 19, 2015