Earthquake Hits Nepal The massive earthquake of 7.8 intensity (Rector Scale) hit Nepal on 25th April, 2015 with epicentre 77 km north-west of Kathmandu in Nepal i.e. Gorkha at 11:56am Local time. This was followed by another major earthquake measuring 7.4 Rector Scale on 12th May, 2015 hit Nepal. The earthquake left a major trail of destruction affecting over 40 districts and highly damaged 14 districts are: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Sindupalchok, Dhading, Ramechhap, Kavrepalanchowk, Dolakha, Gorkha, Okhaldhunga, Solukhumbu, Nuwakot and Rasuwa. Due to devastating earthquake around 9000 people are died and 160 disappeared (including 22 foreigners), 23000 people sustained injuries, 488789 public houses were fully destroyed, and 2,67,477 public houses were partially destroyed, 761 government houses fully destroyed and 2,271 government houses were partially destroyed till date. Major shock and aftershock damaged 5000 schools and directly affected one million children as well as evidentially displacement.