Studies of Nepal Quake Raise Concern About Skyscrapers

Studies of Nepal Quake Raise Concern About Skyscrapers.In April, as email alerts ricocheted with the news that a large earthquake had shaken Nepal near its capital, Kathmandu, experts somberly expected a toll comparable to the roughly 85,000 who died in 2005 when a smaller earthquake struck a more sparsely populated area in the Kashmir region.

Over the following days, the number of deaths inNepal from the magnitude 7.8 earthquake rose to more than 9,000.

Nepal Quake

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