Tragedy struck the world when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Kathmandu, Nepal earlier this morning. Over a 1000 people have died in the disaster that turned buildings into rubble and leveled the city’s 200-foot tall Dharahara Tower to the ground. The quake was so strong it caused an avalanche on Mount Everest and was felt in India, Tibet, and Bangladesh.

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Update Sunday, April 26th: New estimates have put the death toll at over 2,400 people with 5,900 people injured from the quake and its aftershocks.

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

The remains of the 200-foot tall Dharahara Tower, Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

The Nepalese people cremating the earthquake victims, Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Here are the original pictures we collected from the day of the earthquake, Saturday, April 25th:

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

A girl is treated for her injuries, Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Injured child recovering from the earthquake, Image Credit: Niranjan Shrestha/AP

Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Tashi Sherpa/AP

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Image Credit: Omar Havana/Getty Images

Everest Base Camp, Image Credit: Azim Afif/AP

Everest Base Camp, Image Credit: Azim Afif/AP


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