Strong 5.7 magnitude aftershock hits Nepal, near Kathmandu

Local people moving out after collecting their belongings in their damage house after the massive earthquake in Harisiddi village on the outskirts of Lalitpur, Nepal on May 16, 2015. -- PHOTO :EPA
Local people moving out after collecting their belongings in their damage house after the massive earthquake in Harisiddi village on the outskirts of Lalitpur, Nepal on May 16, 2015. -- PHOTO :EPA

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, about 76 km east south east of the capital Kathmandu, at a shallow depth of 10 km, the US Geological Survey said.

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck on April 25, killing more than 8,000 people and there have been a series of aftershocks since then.