(Bloomberg) -- An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesdaykilled at least 36 people and injured more than 1,000, a littleover two weeks after thousands died in an even more powerfultemblor.

The 7.3 magnitude quake at 12:35 p.m. Indian time was centered76 kilometers (47 miles) east-northeast of Kathmandu at a depth of15 kilometers, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Tremors were feltas far away as India’s capital New Delhi.

“Some buildings have fallen down,” Abhay Kumar, a spokesman atIndia’s embassy in Kathmandu, said by phone from the city. “Wehaven’t gotten any word of what things are like outside” Nepal’scapital, he said.

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