More than 40 people are reported dead in the latest earthquake that has hit Nepal in less than two weeks.

A huge earthquake has today hit Nepal just weeks after 8,000 people were killed in the country following a massive quake.

Today's magnitude 7.4 earthquake happened close to Mount Everest base camp in the region hit hardest following last month's disaster.

More than 40 people have been killed with over 1,100 people injured.

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