Earthquake Devastates Kathmandu, Nepal; Airport Closed; Greater than 1,800 Feared Dead

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    An earthquake with a magnitude reportedly measured at 7.8 on the Richter scale rocked much of Nepal earlier today, with its epicenter located approximately 48 miles northwest of Kathmandu and severely damaging the capital city, according to this article posted at the official Internet web site of the United States Geological Survey. “Officials in Nepal put the preliminary number of deaths at 1,805, nearly all of them in Katmandu and the surrounding valley, with 4,718 people injured”, according to... The post Earthquake Devastates Kathmandu, Nepal; Airport Closed; Greater than 1,800 Feared Dead appeared first on The Gate.

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