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  1. Experts gathered in Nepal a week ago to ready for earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Times

    Map locates recent earthquakes and includes a map of plate tectonics; 3c x 3 inches; 146 mm x 76 mm; UPDATE MAKES SPELLING OF KATHMANDU CONSISTANT: Map locates a deadly earthquake in Nepal. ; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a repeat of the 1934 temblor that leveled this city.

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  2. Top of the world comes tumbling down as earthquake devastates NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... "deadliest" day in the region in more than 4 decades. According the Paul Earle, a seismologist for the US Geological Survey, the quake occured in what is called a "thrust fault," where the Indian tectonic plate continues to move beneath the Eurasian ...

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  3. What is known so far about the earthquake in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MacLeans

    It's too early to tell, but early indications suggest the early figure of 906 people killed in four countries is likely to rise substantially in the coming days. The magnitude-7.8 quake was the worst to hit Nepal in eight decades and caused damage and fatalities in neighbouring countries as well.

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  4. Earthquake in Nepal kills more than 1,000, shakes Mt. EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Kathmandu, flattening sections of the city's historic center and trapping dozens of sightseers in a 200-foot watchtower that came crashing down into a pile of bricks. Officials in Nepal put the preliminary death toll at 1,157, nearly all of them in the valley around Kathmandu.

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  5. Horrible tragedy unfolding in Nepal following massive quake; thousands dead and injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Progressive Institute

    Last night, as most of the Pacific timezone was headed to bed or snoozing away following the end of another workweek, a massive earthquake struck Nepal, including the capital of Kathmandu. Initially reported as a magnitude 7.5 tremblor by the U.S. Geological Survey, it was later revised to 7.8. The quake stuck at a depth of fifteen kilometers, and the epicenter was declared to be thirty-four kilometers east southeast of Lamjung, Nepal.

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  6. Massive Earthquake Hits NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WorthyNews

    Nearly 1,000 are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, the BBC reported. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.

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  7. Hundreds dead as 7.8 magnitude quake rocks NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Hundreds dead as 7.8 magnitude quake rocks Nepal A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1z3T6yL People free a man from the rubble of a destroyed building after an earthquake hit Nepal, in Katmandu, on April 25, 2015.

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  8. Five things to know about the deadly Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    It's too early to tell, but early indications suggest the early figure of 1,180 people killed in four countries is likely to rise substantially in the coming days. The magnitude-7.8 quake was the worst to hit Nepal in eight decades and caused damage and fatalities in neighbouring countries as well.

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  9. Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Volunteers work to remove debris at the historic Dharahara tower, a city landmark, after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015. A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.

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  10. Nepal Rocked by 7.8 Earthquake, Hundreds DieRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    At least 970 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.

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  11. 'We are lucky to be alive' - group of Irish people caught up in devastating Nepal earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... The 7.9 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said. Another Irishman, Fachtna 'Doc' Clandillon who runs the Nagarhope charity in Kathmandu which is involved in helping ...

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  12. Earthquake in Nepal Kills Hundreds and Levels BuildingsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Kathmandu, flattening sections of the city's historic center and trapping sightseers in a 200-foot tower that crumbled into a pile of bricks. People in the capital described scenes of panic and collapsed buildings, and the U.S. Geological Survey predicted severe damage to villages near the quake's epicenter, about 50 miles from Kathmandu.

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  13. Nepal EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

    Nearly 1,000 are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal , with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.

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  14. Massive earthquake strikes NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    A massive earthquake near the capital of Nepal killed at least 1,457 people today as it collapsed temples and triggered an avalanche on Mt. Everest.

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  15. Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 758Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency

    ... kilometers northwest of Nepal 's capital, Kathmandu, shortly before noon local time, according to the US Geological Survey. It was followed by strong aftershocks. The earthquake triggered a huge avalanche on Mount Everest , killing 8-10 climbers, ...

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  16. Nepal earthquake toll rises to over 700, many still trapped: ReportsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Richter Scale. It struck in an area between national capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were felt across the region, with further loss of life in India and on Mount Everest. "There has been "massive ...

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  17. Earthquake: Magnitude 3.4 quake strikes near Cobb, Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Saturday morning two miles from the town of Cobb in Northern California's Lake County wine country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:05 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.

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  18. MOFA advises against travel to Nepal after powerful quakeRead the original story

    Yesterday | ETaiwanNews.com

    Taipei, April 25 Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday issued a travel alert urging people not to travel to Nepal following a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in the South Asian country earlier in the day that has killed hundreds. In a statement, the ministry called on Taiwanese nationals to postpone their plans to visit Nepal.

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  19. Nearly 1,000 Dead In Powerful Earthquake In NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    A powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake has struck Nepal near the capital Kathmandu today, killing at least 876 people there as well as dozens in three neighboring countries as it leveled houses and temples and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest at the peak of the climbing season there. Authorities feared the death toll was likely to go up - perhaps dramatically - as more information comes in from remote and isolated parts of the region.

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  20. Massive earthquake hits Nepal, kills hundredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC2 Maryland

    The scenes out of Nepal are devastating. A powerful earthquake has left over 600 dead, but authorities are warning that number could be much higher.

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