Quake hits eastern Nepal, Bhutan and BangladeshPTI | Kathmandu | Updated: 05-04-2021 23:58 IST | Created: 05-04-2021 23:51 IST
There were no reports of injuries or casualties in Nepal, My Republica newspaper said.
A large number of people in eastern districts in Nepal had rushed out of their houses as precaution as the strong tremors triggered panic among them, the paper said.
''The damages will be verified,'' it said, adding that the earthquake was heavy in Samtse and lasted for around 5 seconds.
So far there are no reports of major damages, the paper tweeted.
Panchagarh Deputy Commissioner Sabina Yasmin said they were yet to receive any report of damage.
The quake reportedly also affected parts of China.
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