2005 Pakistan earthquake
|Date||October 8, 2005|
|Areas affected|| Pakistan|
|Casualties||79,000 dead (18th deadliest earthquake of all time)|
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.