2005 Pakistan earthquake

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2005 Pakistan Earthquake
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DateOctober 8, 2005 (2005-10-08)
Magnitude7.6 Mw
Depth10 km
EpicenterMuzaffarabad, AJK
Areas affected Pakistan
Casualties79,000 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.

86 000 people died, 32 000 buildings collapsed, and 2.4 million people were left homeless. Kashmir, Pakistan, and Southern part of India were all affected.