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Seismologist Says Minor Aftershocks Will Continue Till Next One And Half Months

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Chitwan, June 9, 2015: The minor aftershocks will continue till next one and half months happening after the deadly April 25 earthquake, according to Seismologist Prof.Dr Harihar Poudel.

Poudel claimed that aftershocks would continue at least for three months but the aftershocks would not larger than the initial earthquake. He further stated that the jolt of May 12 is a trigger aftershock while all other quakes after April 25 are aftershocks.

Prof Dr Poudel quoting the British Gazette said that the epicentre of 7.6-magnitude earthquake occurred on August 26, 1890 was Gorkha district and that too had wrecked havoc from Gorkha to Sindhupalchowk districts including Kathmandu and aftershocks were realized till three months of the major quake. He added that recent earthquake an aftershocks are the aftershocks was same that of 1890.

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