Huge earthquake in Nepal, 7.9 magnitude

Published on April 25, 2015 12:38:38 PM

A massive earthquake of about 7.9 magnitude on richter scale occurred in Nepal, tremors of which were felt in north and northeast India.

No reports of damage have been reported from any states in India, however Kathmandu has suffered huge losses. The strongest effect of the earthquake was felt in Bihar. Other states including Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi felt mild tremors.

The epicentre of the earthquake was 80 kilometers east of Pokhara in Nepal.