Why Nepal gets such big earthquakes (+video)

April 26, 2015 12:42 AM

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake Saturday has leveled Kathmandu and surrounding cities and has killed more than 1,000 people. What’s behind Nepal’s long history of seismic events, and how prepared is its government?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal Saturday, leveling buildings and killing more than 1,000 people, according to reports.

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