2005 Pakistan earthquake

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2005 Pakistan Earthquake
Date October 8, 2005 (2005-10-08)
Magnitude 7.6 Mw
Depth 10 km
Epicenter location Muzaffarabad, AJK
Countries or regions affected  Pakistan
 India
 Afghanistan
Casualties 79,000 dead (18th deadliest earthquake of all time)
106,000+ injured

The 2005 Kashmir Earthquake (also known as the Great Pakistan earthquake) was a major earthquake centered in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa near the city of Muzaffarabad. It occurred at 08:52:37 Pakistan Standard Time (03:52:37 UTC) on 8 October, 2005.