Rescue workers stand beside a building that collapsed in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Ranup Shrestha)

(Bloomberg) — An earthquake in Nepal on Tuesday killed at least 36 people and injured more than 1,000, a little over two weeks after thousands died in an even more powerful temblor.

The 7.3 magnitude quake at 12:35 p.m. Indian time was centered 76 kilometers (47 miles) east-northeast of Kathmandu at a depth of 15 kilometers, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Tremors were felt as far away as India’s capital New Delhi.

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