Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 2,100
A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake aftershock struck India and Nepal, a day after the massive earthquake devastated the region, killing at least 2,100 people. The latest quake was registered in the northeast of Kathmandu.
The US Geological Survey confirmed the earthquake aftershock being registered at a very shallow depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles) in the northeast of Kathmandu, near the border with China. However, the damage was very likely within a radius of 50 kilometers (31 miles).
According to the witnesses, the ground rumbled as the tremor sent many people yelling and running for open ground.
At Everest base camp, Romanian climber Alex Gavan tweeted that the aftershock had set off three avalanches.
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Source News: DW