In April 2015, an earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people, destroyed buildings, and triggered a series of deadly landslides. It may also have knocked Mount Everest down an inch. Satellite readings taken in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake showed that large portions of Nepal had risen more than 30 feet, while others sank.…

via India is going to check if Mount Everest got a little bit shorter — Quartz

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