A devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.9 has hit central Nepal and parts of Northern India at 11.41 a.m. Its reverberations are being felt even now all over Nepal and parts of India as far as Indi’s capital Delhi.
The United States Geological Survey had previously rated the tremblor at 7.5 magnitude but has since updated it at 7.9. The epicentre of the quake was the scenic village of Pokhra, only 50 miles from Kathmandu.
The earthquake has caused widespread damage to property especially in Kathmandu, where buildings have been built in close proximity to each, with photos being shared on social media soon after the tremors
Reaching out immediately, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted, “We are in the process of finding more information and are working to reach out to those affected, both at home & in Nepal.”
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