Key facts about the Nepal quake

KATHMANDU, Nepal – A 7.8-magnitude quake struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25, flattening large parts of the capital Kathmandu and causing devastation across the impoverished Himalayan nation.

Here are the key facts about Nepal's worst natural disaster in 80 years.

Death toll


Dozens of countries from around the world have rushed to pledge money. The most significant sums include: