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New 7.4-Magnitude Quake Strikes Nepal, Shakes India

The quake’s epicenter was located in the country’s east 19 kilometers below the surface.
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 A new 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday.According to seismologists, the quake’s epicenter was located 68 kilometers (42 miles) to the west of the village of Namche Bazaar in the country’s east 19 kilometers below the surface, close to the border with Tibet and Mount Everest.

According to home ministry official Laxmi Prasad Dhakal, at least 19 people were killed and 981 injured.

On April 25, a large earthquake struck Nepal, leaving more than 8,000 dead.

A 5.6-magnitude aftershock followed the 7.4-magnitude quake.

Metro was halted in New Delhi due to tremors.

In Nepal, the new quake reportedly demolished a lot of buildings that survived the previous devastating catastrophe.

Nepal is located on the place where the Indian tectonic plate runs under the Eurasian plate, which makes the region extremely quake-prone. Norwegian Red Cross reported casualties at its field hospital in Nepal.

 

Three major landslides reportedly occurred in Nepal’s Sindhupalchowk region, injuring at least 12 people.

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