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As such, it is considered to be an aftershock of the 25 April quake. It struck at a depth of 18.5 kilometres. Shaking was felt in northern parts of India including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. TIBET NEPAL Mt. Everest Katman May 12, 2015 Earthquake epicenter 83km east of Kathmandu INDIA
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The aftershock caused mass panic as many people were living in the open air after the 25 April quake
The tremor caused fresh landslides, and destroyed some buildings which survived the first quake.
In Nepal, at least 153 people were killed by the earthquake and more than 3,200 people were injured, primarily in mountain regions of the northeast.
Within hours of the quake, tents began to fill open areas of the city as residents were afraid to go back inside. The district of Sindhupalchowk, which was also hit hard in the original quake, was among the worst affected areas.
At least 17 people were killed by the quake in India. Sixteen of the deaths occurred in Bihar and one in Uttar Pradesh.