• Helpline: +91-8058868746
  • Mail us:
    Tutorial Library

Learning Point

Nepal Earthquake, 2015

Previous Next

Date- 12 May 2015

Place- Kodari (Nepal)

About the Nepal Earthquake:-        

This earthquake was come on May 12, 2015 at the 18 km southeast of Kodari at 12:50 pm. The canter of quake was border of Dolakha and Sindhupalchowk. Before this earthquake one another earthquake come on 25 April. The magnitudes of both earthquakes were almost smaller that’s 7.8. Shaking was felt about 18.5 km. felt earthquake in northern parts of India including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal on same day. After few minutes, one more earthquake hit Nepal with its epicenter in Ramechhap, east of Kathmandu. Its magnitudes were 6.3.


                                                                            school-chalao-nepal earthquake 1


After the first earthquake (25 April), many people were lived without home. When the shaking stopped, people were still screaming. Second earthquake (12 May) destroyed some buildings which damage by the first quake. Almost 153 people were killed and about 3,200 people were injured by the earthquake in Nepal. The streets were quickly filled as people fled buildings, in Kathmandu. Within hours of the quake, tents began to fill open areas of the city as residents were afraid to go back inside. The district of Sindhupalchowk, which was also hit hard in the original quake, was among the worst affected areas. Between the two quakes, 95% of the areas houses were destroyed.  Areas around Mount Everest also saw fresh damage. Almost 160000 houses are destroyed in both earthquakes. In both earthquakes about 7000 people were died and 14,123 people were injured.


                                                                              school-chalao-nepal earthquake image2

Very Useful (0)

Useful (0)

Not Useful (0)