Last Updated: Saturday, April 25, 2015

'Once in a life time' earthquake hits Nepal


Magnitude 7.6 deadly earthquake hits Nepal today, the Nepal Seismological Center reported.

According to the NSC, the quake's epicenter was near Lamjung- Gorkha border area of western Nepal. At least three strong earthquake have been reported by NSC with two of them epicenter in Gorkha and one in Rasuwa.

USGS has reported magnitude 7.9 earthquake with epicenter located 29km (18mi) ESE of Lamjung.

This website runs from Nepal. There is problem in telecommunication and power. This is the reason we are having difficulties in presenting the news. Hundreds of aftershocks have been reported. We categorize it as once in a life time earthquake. Last mega earthquake was recorded 80 years ago in Nepal. Below are some of the photos we have collected. The real situation is much worse.

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06:11 UTC (local time: 11:56; 2015-04-25@ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
29 km (18mi) ESE of Lamjung, Nepal
53 km (33mi) NNE of Bharatpur, Nepal
68 km (42mi) ESE of Pokhara, Nepal
79 km (49mi) NW of Kirtipur, Nepal
81 km (50mi) NW of Kathmandu, Nepa

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