A man carries his belongingsalong a street where the buildings shown the signs of damage caused by an earthquake. Regular aftershocks caused people to leave their homes and stay with their families in camps. On 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal (Gorkha District was the epicentre), causing widespread destruction of property and infrastructure and killing approximately 8,000 people and injuring more than 18,000. Many buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage list were also damaged or destroyed. A second earthquake, considered an aftershock, struck on 13 May 2015, causing further loss of life and property.