Nepal Earthquake, Everest News on National Geographic

Our editors are working around the clock to bring the world’s attention to Nepal after the devastating earthquake and aftershocks. Below is a round up of all our news stories, which will continue to be updated, so you can stay informed. Find out how to help with this list of organizations.

New Nepal Earthquake Is an Aftershock, And More May Come
A magnitude 7.3 quake sets off a new wave of deadly destruction and landslides, a reminder that region is one of world’s most quake prone.

10 Pictures You Haven’t Seen Reveal Destruction Deep In Nepal
10 Pictures You Haven’t Seen Reveal Destruction Deep In Nepal
Villagers in Thame and other valley towns have already begun rebuilding from the earthquake.


Nepali Mountain Villages ‘Completely Washed Away’ By Quake

With roads and communication networks down, rescuers worry about ominous silence from remote areas.

Read an Everest Guide’s Diary of Chaos Amid Quake, Avalanche
An American mountain guide tapped his account of the avalanche and ensuing rescue into his smartphone.

Two Minutes of Terror: Earthquake and Avalanche Hit Everest Base Camp
April 28, 2015 – A climber captures footage of the avalanche that swept through Base Camp on Mount Everest after a devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015.

Father and Son Capture Ravaged Nepal Hometown in 13 Pictures

As other photographers swarm like vultures to cover the earthquake’s aftermath, a team attempts to shoot their hometown with compassion.

Nepal’s 8 Key Historic Sites: What’s Rubble, What’s Still Standing

Book your next trip with Peace of Mind
Search Trips

Five sites of global cultural and religious significance are reported heavily damaged, but the shrine of Buddha’s birthplace appears unharmed.

Did Nepal Earthquake Change Mount Everest’s Height?

Scientists race against the clock to retrieve data that will also help them understand the devastating quake.Survivors and Dead Evacuated from Everest Base Camp
Eyewitnesses describe carnage after shockwave hurls people inside tents.

Read This Next

Can science help personalize your diet?
Hogs are running wild in the U.S.—and spreading disease
Salman Rushdie on the timeless beauty of the Taj Mahal

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet