Nepal nearly after about 83 yrs got struck again with an earthquake of high magnitude that is able to destroy normally built residential RCC houses. The earthquake on 25 April, 2015, with magnitude of 7.8 is considered to be the worst earthquake since 1932, when it was hit with 8.2 earthquake which killed 10,000 to 12,000 people. The epicenter of the earthquake was less than 80.4 km (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu, the country’s capital. According to USGS, the source of the earthquake is relatively shallow, about 8.22km (5.13 miles) in depth.
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