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7.3 magnitude quake strikes devastated Nepal

KATHMANDU, 12 MAY, (DNA) – A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck devastated Nepal on Tuesday, sending terrified residents running into the streets in the capital Kathmandu, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake struck at 12:35pm local time in the Himalayan nation some 76 kilometres east of Kathmandu, more than two weeks after a 7.8-magnitude quake which killed more than 8,000 people. The latest quake hit at a depth of 15.0 kilometres, according to the USGS.It had earlier measured the quake at 7.4.