quarta-feira, 13 de maio de 2015

[Updated] Nepal: 7.3 earthquake strikes India and 82 dead

An earthquake of 7.3 on the Richter scale that back to release the panic Tuesday in Nepal, 17 days after another of 7.8, which did more than 8100 dead. The victims of this latest catastrophe continues to deteriorate, according to the Interior Minister of Nepal, the balance sheet following the aftershock of Tuesday has arrived to 65 dead and more than 1000 wounded.

In India, also the Minister of the Interior has advanced the death of at least 17 people, 16 of them in the State of Bihar, in the North of the country, near the border with Nepal, which gather nearly 80 wounded. Asian news agency ANI, cites the Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, noting that the region has prepared special teams because of the earthquake of 25 April that estzão now to evaluate the impact of the quake on Tuesday.

Heres a video we have just received from redcrosscanada near Dhunche, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Nepal?src=hash">#Nepal</a>, after todays <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NepalQuake?src=hash">#NepalQuake</a>. <a href="http://t.co/R82VlU4PLs">pic.twitter.com/R82VlU4PLs</a><p>â€" IFRC (Federation) 12 maio 2015

This time, the strong earthquake occurred around 12:50, in Kathmandu â€" 08:05 morning in Lisbon. The earthquake was also felt in New Delhi, capital of India, about 800 kilometers west of the Nepalese capital.

According to the u.s. Geological Agency, the epicenter was located in Namche Bazar, about 83 kilometers northeast of the Nepalese capital and 15 miles deep, on the slopes of Namche Bazar, near the base camp of Mount Everest.

The u.s. Geological agency reported the occurrence of at least three aftershocks about half an hour later. The strongest reached the scale of 6.3, while the other two settled in 5.6 and 5.3. Three major landslides were also reported in Nepal.

In all, have occurred since the Fort and tragic quake of April 25 by more than 200 aftershocks above magnitude 4 on the Richter scale, 36 of them in 12:0 am following the 7.3 earthquake on Tuesday.

What #Nepal's national and 8 foreign militaries contributed in response to the #NepalQuake: http://t.co/HKYPEiEkMC pic.twitter.com/TV49tnYpiG

The Portuguese Pedro Queirós's in Kathmandu with the friend Lourenço dos Santos since the tragic earthquake of April 25. Shortly after 08:30 in the morning, in Lisbon, Pedro reported by Facebook the occurrence of this new earthquake at 08:47, hour from Lisbon (1:32 pm in Kathmandu) â€" had just feel the aftershocks.

@Katmandu, Nepal--the earth shook again for some time. The BBC's talking about 7.4. We are well and safe in the Hotel ...

The second #NepalQuake on May 12 makes the relief operations even more challenging: https://t.co/mWTY56Rkit pic.twitter.com/slcFTvTVta

Scenes from Kathmandu after the 7.4 aftershock. Pictures: Rumdaleerai <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NepalEarthquake?src=hash">#NepalEarthquake</a> <a href="http://t.co/OCxR2IKDuB">pic.twitter.com/OCxR2IKDuB</a><p>â€" Nepali Times (nepalitimes) 12 maio 2015

"We dived under tables in the UNICEF building as it rocked from side to side. The shaking seemed to go on and on. We got...

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