The devastating earthquake in Nepal in April killed thousands of people and displaced hundreds of thousands more. And many of the world’s heritage sites are destroyed or damaged.
Chinese researchers now say the earthquake was so strong that it also moved the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.
The summit, which marks the border between (Tibet)China and Nepal, moved three centimeters, or 1.2 inches, southwest in the earthquake, according to a survey by the National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation of China, the state news media reported.
The mountain’s height — it rises 8848m / 29,028 feet above sea level — did not change, according to the survey.