According to a number of embassies, about 20 thousand Foreign tourists could be in Nepal at the time of the earthquake.
"Unfortunately, not all foreign travelers register their stay in Nepal. However, on the basis of the registration data, and information of the embassies of several foreign countries, the former at the time of earthquake in Nepal, foreign visitors can presumably be 20 thousand, "the news Agency the message of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Nepal publication" Himalayan times.
Most popular Nepal attracts tourists from India and China. At the time of the earthquake there could be about 3 thousand Indians and more than 4 thousand Chinese. According to the information of the embassies, during natural disasters lost their lives five Indians, and among them the daughter of one of the diplomats, and four tourists from China. Until now, no Data about the location of some 300 of 549 registered Residents of Australia, 54 of 155 Chekhov, from 674 1098 French, and five Indians, seven Colombians, 18 Residents of Indonesia, five Residents of Lithuania, 28 Residents of Taiwan, 91 Ukrainian. Also the connection until presumably not out of 300 Japanese. Remember, an Earthquake of magnitude 7, was 9 in the morning on the first day of the weekend in Nepal. Tremors have been fixed in 06. Eleven in UTC time (09. Eleven GMT). The epicenter was 82 km North-West of Kathmandu. The earthquake lies at a depth of 2 kilometers. It was followed by several aftershocks. More just a result of a natural disaster damaged the capital of Nepal - Kathmandu, where he lost the lives of more than 1 million People. According to the summary data of the police, the victims of the earthquake became at least 3617 people. Over the year, the historic center of the city. For example, destroyed erected in 1832 62-meter high observation tower Dharahara, listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The earthquake triggered an avalanche on mount Everest, which took his life, according to the summary data, 84 people, mostly citizens of foreign countries. It is already known that three Residents of Russia, the former in the mountains of Nepal during the earthquake, until now, failed to check in. New powerful Earthquake of magnitude 6, 7 happened in Nepal on Sunday morning received information about the damages and destructions specified. EMERCOM of Russia first sent to Nepal 2 planes with rescuers.