Magnitude 7.8 Hits Nepal

Nepal was hit by an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.8. As of this evening, Associated Press has listed 1,912 people died, 721 in Kathmandau. This is the worst earthquake seen in over 80 years in this area. Crowdrise is helping the relief effort in Nepal, and donations can be made to a number of organiztions on their site.

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