On April 25, 2015
, a massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Nepal. Since then, multiple aftershock tremors of magnitude 6 and greater have caused devastating casualties and damage in Kathmandu and its neighboring areas. Papua New Guinea, too, was in close proximity to a 7.1-magnitude earthquake earlier today
. As our thoughts are with the affected families and communities, we've updated our earthquakes web explorer
with the most recent data to shed light on the immensity of the recent earthquakes and their aftershocks.