2005 Pakistan earthquake

2005 Kashmir earthquake
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UTC time2005-10-08 03:50:40
ISC eventTemplate:Eq-isc-link
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date8 October 2005
Local time08:50 Pakistan Standard Time
Magnitude7.6 Template:M
Depth15 km (9.3 mi)
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TypeOblique-slip
Areas affectedPakistan, India, Afghanistan
Max. intensityVIII (Severe)
LandslidesYes
Aftershocks5.9 Template:M 8 Oct at 03:57
5.8 Template:M 8 Oct at 03:58
6.4 Template:M 8 Oct at 10:46
Casualties86,000–87,351 dead
69,000–75,266 injured
2.8 million displaced

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.