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New 5.7-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Disaster took place 47 miles southeast from the capital Kathmandu

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Kathmandu, Nepal: According to the USGS, the natural disaster took place 47 miles southeast from the capital Kathmandu, Sputniknews reported.

On April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. A series of strong aftershocks followed the natural disaster. More than 7,000 people were killed, twice as many were injured.

The quake also caused tremors in neighboring India, Bangladesh, China and Bhutan, leading to casualties.

On Tuesday, another 7.4-magnitude quake shook Nepal, killing 36 people and injuring more than 1,000.

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