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  1. Database on Performance of Low-Rise Reinforced Concrete Buildings in the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

    16 Jul 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Prateek Shah, Santiago Pujol, Aishwarya Puranam, Lucas Laughery

    On April 25, 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred in Nepal. It caused more than 8500 casualties and left over 22,000 people injured. Another major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred in Nepal on May 12, 2015. Thousands of buildings were destroyed and many more rendered unsafe.