Another earthquake strikes near Mount Everest base camp

Climbers pictured on Everest last year.

Another earthquake has sent people running out of buildings in Nepal's capital Kathmandu.

The US Geological Survey says the latest earthquake measured 7.4 in magnitude, and struck in an isolated area near the Chinese border between the capital, Kathmandu, and Mount Everest at a shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

Climbers pictured on Everest last year.

More than 8,000 people were killed when an earthquake hit the country last month.

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There were no immediate reports of damage this morning.

It comes after an earthquake on April 25 killed more than 8,150 people and injured more than 17,860 as it flattened mountain villages and destroyed buildings.

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