Nepal earthquake strikes again
Published on May 12, 2015
Nepal has been struck with a 7.4 magnitude earthquake again on Tuesday; just two and a half weeks after a devastating earthquake already took away the lives of more than 8,000 people.
A country still recovering from the previous 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25, 2015 has undergone a second strike today in Eastern part of Nepal near Mount Everest. According to reports, 42 people have died while the full scale of the earthquake is not clear yet.
The epicentre of the earthquake was registered just 83km east from the capital Kathmandu. Aftermath of the quake came in landslides that killed trekkers and climbers in the mountains. The earthquake was so strong that tremors reached as far as India’s capital New Delhi with aftershocks registered in 5.6, 5.5 and 6.2 magnitude. People of the devastated region rushed out of buildings in panic when the disaster struck. The death toll is ongoing…