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MAGNITUDE 7 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES IN NEPAL – USGS


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PHUKET: A strong earthquake shook Nepal today, sending people in the capital Kathmandu rushing out on to the streets weeks after a devastating quake killed more than 8,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes, eyewitnesses said.

The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and struck 68 km west of the town of Namche Bazar, close to Mount Everest. Shockwaves were felt as far away as the Indian capital New Delhi.

— Phuket Gazette Editors

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