2005 Kashmir Earthquake

2005 Kashmir Earthquake-IAN ROGERS               On October 8, 2005, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Pakistani-administered Kashmir. At approximately 9:00a.m. local time, the quake struck, its epicenter located in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Muzaffarabad is close to 60 miles north of Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital (Ozerdam, 2006). According to Major General Shaukat Sultan, a spokesman…