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9 Worst Natural Disasters

#9. Nepal Earthquake (2015)

 Nepal Earthquake (2015)

On April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake left more than 8,000 people dead in Nepal and turned much of the country, including the capital, Kathmandu, into a disaster zone. The earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 19 climbers. About three weeks later, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal again, killing dozens more people, injuring hundreds and terrifying the country’s citizens just as they were trying to rebuild from the first disaster. Source: nytimes.com


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