Nepalese school children crouch near their desks during an earthquake drill. The nation often experiences quakes; in 2015 around 9,000 people died in one. File photo:  EPA-EFE
Nepalese school children crouch near their desks during an earthquake drill. The nation often experiences quakes; in 2015 around 9,000 people died in one. File photo: EPA-EFE
Nepal

Nepal earthquake kills at least 1 in remote area, tremors felt in Delhi over 1,000 miles away

  • Magnitude 5.6 quake struck Himalayan nation on Tuesday afternoon, officials said, with tremors felt as far away as India’s capital
  • ‘It was quite a big tremor … there were people gathered on the street … there was terror for some time’; a 7.8 magnitude quake killed almost 9,000 people in Nepal in 2015

Nepalese school children crouch near their desks during an earthquake drill. The nation often experiences quakes; in 2015 around 9,000 people died in one. File photo:  EPA-EFE
Nepalese school children crouch near their desks during an earthquake drill. The nation often experiences quakes; in 2015 around 9,000 people died in one. File photo: EPA-EFE
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