Two Nepal Quakes Strike: 7.3 and 6.3

Two Nepal Quakes Strike: 7.3 and 6.3

Today’s 7.3 and 6.3 magnitude earthquakes hit East of the capitol. Many are still recovering from the 7.8M quake Northwest of Kathmandu on April 25th.

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Nepal Relief: Journey to the Epicenter

Professional Climber Ben Erdmann travels through the city of Laprak, Nepal and describes the devastation. This town was very close to the epicenter of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and was completely destroyed. Ben and the team traveled by foot to Laprak and many other villages that hadn’t received any aid to determine the extent of the destruction and the needs of the village according to the local leaders.   To help get food and supplies to villages still in need, […]

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Nepal Relief: Boots on the Ground

“In all of my experience with search and rescue, I know that you can’t survey terrain from a helicopter. You’ve gotta get boots on the ground. And that was our single and sole mandate: get to these villages…actually have eyes on and then be able to get these reports back to Karma Flights and Bella’s camp in order for them to contact various organizations who have the resources and the air assets to send the food, supplies and medical personnel […]

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Kilauea Volcano Ready to Overflow

Locals, tourists and avid photographers crowd the edge of the overlook at Jager Museum in Hawaii Volcanoes National park. For the first time since 2008 the magma is expected to overflow from the craters’ edge of Hawaii’s famous Kilauea volcano. The crater, called Halemaumau” is a massive lava lake that has been inflating dramatically in the last week. Violent spurts of molten lava spatter out from the crater. Long-exposure photographs reveal the red orange illumination of the volcanic gasses and […]

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Nepal Rallies To Rebuild After Earthquake

Nadia Otake reports from Durbar Square Kathmandu where the earthquake happened on April 25th. The Nepali people are working together to recover from the devastation of the 7.8 earthquake. Creative Commons Music: Silent Partner

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7.8 Quake Rocks Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal was rocked by a 7.8 earthquake at 06:11:26 UTC (USGS). 1200 are confirmed dead and more will likely be found soon. Stephen Groves reports. Nadia Otake photographed Durbar Square before Kathmandu was hit by a 7.8 earthquake (USGS) yesterday.

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