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Before-and-after photos show how the earthquake demolished Nepal's sacred sites

The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend claimed thousands of lives and left hundreds of thousands of people stranded in tent cities. The displaced people of Nepal are not only mourning the loss of their homes but also grieving for their country's shattered architectural …

Natural Disasters

Bigger Earthquake Coming on Nepal's Terrifying Faults

Nepal faces larger and more deadly earthquakes, even after the magnitude-7.8 temblor that killed more than 4,000 people on Saturday (April 25).<p>Load …

How Nepal's earthquake was mapped in 48 hours

The aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal at 11.56 am on 25 April was chaotic. The quake struck at a depth of 9.3 miles, and …

The Nepal Earthquake Moved the Whole City of Kathmandu 10 Feet

And it's not just the cities above a fault line that move as a result of the tectonic rupture.<p>Saturday's 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal devastated Kathmandu and nearby areas, killing thousands. It also moved the city 10 feet south, according to experts.<p>Ten feet sounds quite dramatic, but for an …

The Temple That Survived Nepal's Earthquake Offers Lessons in Resilience

It wasn't a divine intervention that kept the ancient structure from being destroyed.<p>Behind the smoke rising from funeral pyres next to the Bagmati river, Kathmandu's Pashupatinath Temple solemnly stands—unharmed by Saturday's earthquake in Nepal. For the devout, the temple's resilience may seem …