Kashmir Earthquake - 2005 | Today In History | 8 Oct 18
Earthquake in Pakistan with intensity of 7.2
CCTV Video of Earthquake in Pakistan | Islamabad | Lahore | Mirpur | Kotli | Azad Kashmir
8th October 2005 Kashmir earthquake
8 october 2005 earthquake in pakistan video
The 2005 Kashmir earthquake occurred at 08:50:39 Pakistan Standard Time on 8 October in Pakistan administered areas of Kashmir. It was centered near the city of Muzaffarabad, and also affected Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It registered a moment magnitude of 7.6 and had a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). The earthquake also affected countries in the surrounding region where tremors were felt in Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Chinese Xinjiang. The severity of the damage caused by the earthquake is attributed to severe upthrust. It is considered the deadliest earthquake to hit South Asia since the 1935 Quetta earthquake.
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