In Quetta, many buildings were reported to have cracks in their foundations. This authority has been highly criticised[ by whom? Panicked residents of affected cities and towns rushed out of their homes and offices when the tremors struck around noon. Army CH Chinook helicopter The national and international humanitarian response to the crisis was extensive.
According to a statement by the government officials, around 19, children died during the earthquake due to the collapse of school buildings in various parts of Kashmir. Earthquake[ edit ] Kashmir lies in the area of collision of the Eurasian and Indian tectonic plates. The official death toll of the Kashmir earthquake provided by the government was 87, dead.
Aftershocks[ edit ] There were many secondary earthquakes in the region, mainly to the northwest of the original epicentre. Unfortunately, it is obvious that the construction that has been taking place in the federal capital does not comply with the anti-seismic rules suggested by Doxiadis.
This was followed up by another flood in which caused damage to more than 10, schools all over the country and impacted the education of 3.
Rasool added that the Afghanistan earthquake measured at 6. The basic infrastructure, including tertiary care, health, education, road networks, water supply, waste management and other basic needs, was still underdeveloped and had not reached pre-earthquake status in the region.
In Nok Kundi, Balochistan, the wall of a school fell which may have left school children injured.
In Kashmir, the three main districts were badly affected and Muzaffarabad, the state capital of Pakistan administered Kashmir, was hardest hit in terms of casualties and destruction.
These causalities were likely caused by the earthquake which struck Balochistan around 10am.
According to government figures, 19, children died in the earthquake, most of them in widespread collapses of school buildings. There was virtually no infrastructure and communication was badly affected. Is Pakistan prepared for a massive Earthquake this year?
Tremors were also felt in India. Due to this increased seismic movement, the Himalaya earthquakes have caused the maximum number of causalities seen to date with the largest recorded on August 15,in Assam, eastern India which was measured at 8.The earthquake was also felt in Indian occupied Kashmir, according to media reports.
It was the second time today [Wednesday] that tremors were felt. 25 rows · M w Balochistan earthquake Pakistan is one of the most seismically active countries in the world, being crossed by several major faults.
As a result, earthquakes in Pakistan occur often and are destructive. An intense earthquake was felt across Pakistan and the region on Wednesday. Tremors were felt in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Lasbela, Sargodha, Gujranwala along with several other cities and.
With a magnitude ofthis earthquake was felt in parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Cities like Kabul, Quetta, Peshawar, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Srinagar and New Delhi have reported feeling jolts.
Pakistan has had: (M or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 3 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 7 earthquakes in the past 30 days; earthquakes in the past days.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) the earthquake’s epicenter was the Hindu Kush region, measuring on the .Download