2072 Earthquake in Nepal
One of the worst black in the history of Nepal is 2072 Earthquake in Nepal. On 25 April 2015 (12th Baishakh 2072) Nepal was hit by devastating and destructing earthquake of Magnitude 7.8 Mw or 8.1 Ms . According to the Nepal’s Standard time, earthquake was occurred at 11:56am making epicenter east of Nepal Barpark, Gorkha and hypocenter was nearly 8.2 km depth. Because such devastating earthquake, nearly 8,857 people were dead in 8,964 total and 21,952 people were injured. Not only people were killed or injured but many people become homeless too. As per the latest data 3.5 million people become homeless comparing whole Nepal. Earthquake damages our historical monuments that were listed on World heritage sites such as Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, changunarayan and many more. Earthquake not only occurred in that day, in Nepal earthquake continues for very long time and it hits in every 10-20 minutes of interval and such earthquake were also risky too.
Information about Earthquake in Nepal
On 12 May 2015 earthquake again hits with magnitude of 7.3 Mw, 6.7 Mw on 26 April at 12:54 and on 24 may 2016 459 earthquake shocks of 4 Mw and above were hited. According to the USGS earthquake such cause because of sudden thrust and indian plate that were in depth of Nepal. Earthquake not only affects Nepal, but also it affects its neighbor country and few people were killed there as well. In india 78 people were killed and 560 people were injured, in China 25 people were killed and 383 people were injured similarly in Bangladesh 4 people were killed and 200 people were injured. So in total 8,964 people were killed and 23,447 people were injured because of earthquake.