The 5.9 Richter Scale earthquake hits Bajura

The 5.9 Richter scale earthquake hit Bajura at 14.43 pm in the afternoon today.

The epicenter of the quake is Mela in Bajura district, according to Tirtha Raj Dahal, Information Officer at Seismological Center, Surkheht.

The powerful tremor was also felt in Kailali and Dhangadhi districts, sending people out of their homes in panic.

The further details are yet to come.