The Finnish Embassy there urged citizens in Nepal to "remain calm, to follow local media sources and to increase their water and food storage, if possible." The embassy also encouraged people to stay indoors.
According to an update on its website, telephone lines to the Finnish Embassy in Kathmandu are not functioning, and advised people to contact the agency through its Facebook page.
Relatives in Finland can contact the emergency number of the Foreign Ministry +358 9 160 55551 for inquiries, the page read.
On Monday afternoon, Jussi Tanner, Team Leader for Crisis and Assistance Situations at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Helsinki, estimated to Yle that there were around 230 Finns in the quake area on Saturday and that only about 10 remain unaccounted for. He added that the situation remains fluid, and that no precise figures are available yet.