Nepal Earthquake Moved Mt Everest By A Few Centimeters
Mt Everest was moved by the earthquake that shattered Nepal on April 25.
According to the news reports from Xinhuanet, the world’s highest peak has moved 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) when the 7.8 quake happened.
Mt Everest has been moving .3 centimeters Northeast yearly, according to a CNN report. However, April’s earthquake has moved it in the opposite side.
The second devastating earthquake that happened on May 12 did not cause any movement in the mountain, state media further elaborated.
Mt Everest’s height, however, remains unchanged.