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Sumatra EQ
North Kashmir Earthquake of October 8, 2005
 

The Mw 7.6 earthquake on October 8, 2005 struck at 8:50:38 AM local time (9:20:38 India Standard Time) with its epicenter located at 34.493°N, 73.629°E (USGS), which lies in the Pakistan-occupied territory of Kashmir (POK). The epicenter is located at 19 km northeast from the major neighbouring town of Muzaffarabad, which is 170 km west-northwest of Srinagar. This report is prepared by Dr D C Rai and Dr C V R Murty of IIT Kanpur after a visit to the affected area.

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Article on the Earthquake

Effects of the 2005 Muzaffarabad (Kashmir) earthquake on built environment, Current Science, April 2006


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