Stronger quakes could strike other segments of Nepal fault

7.8 temblor released only some of stress where Indian, Eurasian plates collide

earthquake damage in Kathmandu

SHAKE DOWN  A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck April 25 northwest of Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu. Scientists worry that other segments of the seismic fault could produce even more powerful quakes.

Yomiuri Shimbun/Associated Press

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