More than 119 people have been killed and dozens injured after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck western Nepal on Friday.

Iran PressAsia: Nepal's National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center measured a magnitude-6.4 earthquake and said its epicenter was at Jajarkot, which is about 400 kilometers northwest of the Nepal capital, Kathmandu. 

The US Geological Survey had initially said the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and occurred at a depth of 17.9 kilometers.


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