Nepal Earthquake

On 3 November 2023, at 11:47 PM (local time) an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale followed by several major aftershocks struck Jajarkot, Rukum West and five other districts in Karnali Province of Nepal.

The affected districts experienced more than 150 additional aftershocks as reported by National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, with a magnitude of 3.3 Richter scale on average, on Saturday afternoon. This has only exacerbated the challenges faced by the affected population.

157 people have been confirmed dead and 184 injured and this figure is expected to rise.