A 7.9 magnitude earthquake jolted Nepal with more than 1,400 people dead on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
According to U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located about 50 miles northwest of the capital city of Kathmandu with depth of about 9 miles below the ground. It struck the country at exactly 11:56 a.m. local time.
The quake caused widespread damage across the region destroying homes, buildings and temples with at least 4,500 injured and 1,400 reported dead.
It was also felt in neighboring country including Pakistan, Bangladesh, India and Tibet in China.
Search and rescue efforts are underway and the death toll in the 2015 Nepal earthquake is rapidly climbing.
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