Nepal earthquake 1934



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In 1934 Nepal was hit by a 8.4 magnitude earthquake. The epicentre was located 240 kilometer east from Kathmandu.
The earthquake took place on January 15 around two o'clock in the afternoon and cause widespread damage. Around 4.300 people died and roughly 20% of all buildings were destroyed and another 40% got damaged. In Kathmandu around 25% of all houses were destroyed just like several temples in the old town of Bhaktapur


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