The quake took place 147 km ESE of Kathmandu, Nepal at 8.13 am around Martim Birta of Khotang district, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre (NEMRC).
The depth of the epicentre was monitored at 10 Km in eastern Nepal, determined to be at 27.14 degrees North latitude and 86.67 degrees east longitude.
No damages or casualties have been reported so far.Videos shared by local residents show panicked villagers rushing to safety as the earthquake caused a dust storm.
— Amit Shukla (@amitshuklazee) July 31, 2022
Another video showed villagers taking stock after the earthquake.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hit Nepal on Sunday morning with tremors felt by people as far as Bihar in India. The earthquake occurred at 07:58 am (IST) on July 31 at around 147 km East Southeast of Kathmandu at a depth of 10 km, as per India’s National Center for Seismology. pic.twitter.com/SkePfLElNy— Neeraj Tamang Zimba (@NeerajZimba) July 31, 2022