Aftershocks hit Nepal, as deathtoll mounts

Rescuers in Nepal are searching for survivors of a magnitude 7.8 quake that killed nearly 2,000, including 17 on Everest, digging through rubble in the devastated capital, Kathmandu. Residents of Kathmandu were jolted by a fresh magnitude 6.7 aftershocks on Sunday that compounded the worst disaster to hit the Himalayan[…]

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More aftershocks expected in SA

More aftershocks were expected following the 5.5 magnitude earthquake that hit the North West province, the Council for Geoscience (CGS) said on Wednesday. “Aftershocks, ranging in magnitudes one to 2.5 have occurred and are expected to continue in the coming days,” said Michelle Grobbelaar, manager of the council’s seismology unit.[…]

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