5.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar 15 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Nepal on Sunday evening (local time), country's National Seismological Center said.

In a tweet, the Centre said that the quake struck the Lumle village of Nepal's Kaski district at around 8:45 pm (local time).

The said region is a popular tourist destination in the Himalayan nation, located about 164 kilometers from capital Kathmandu.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to the property as a result of the quake. (ANI)