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  • A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal

  • less than 50 miles from the capital of Kathmandu

  • Tremors felt across north and eastern India and pakistan.

  • The shaking was perceived by people who contacted the U.S. Geological Survey USGS

  • as "severe" to "violent," nearly the highest rating on the intensity scale.

  • Tremors were felt as far as New Delhi, more than 200 miles away in neighboring India.

  • Early reports from Kathmandu say some houses have been damaged and walls toppled.

  • Services of Delhi Metro have also been temporarily suspended in view of massive tremors.

  • Tremors were also felt in Patna, Lucknow, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh and other cities India.

  • Nearly half an hour after the first tremors, aftershocks were also felt.

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal

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Major Earthquake Hits Kathmandu, Nepal. Tremors Across Northern India

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    Jimmy Chen posted on 2015/04/26
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