Deadliest Earthquakes in Pakistan History


Earthquake is the disturbance or vibration of the earth due to natural or human phenomena like volcanic eruptions, Atomic Explosions, plate tectonics, Collision of massive meteorites with the surface of the earth.

  • January 31, 2018

A 6.1 magnitude in various part of Pakistan including Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Murree, Sargodha, Haripur and Gujranwala.

  • February 08, 2017

It hit the parts of Baluchistan with the magnitude of 6.3, no damage was reported.

  • April 10, 2016

In the areas of KPK and Punjab with a magnitude of 7.1 6 people were died, 27 injured and at least 20 houses were damaged.

  • October 26, 2015

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 hit the major cities of Pakistan, including the Northern areas which lasted at least one minute.

  • September 24, 2013

An enormous earthquake which struck the Baluchistan killing over 800 peoples and hundreds of injury and destroy thousands of houses in those areas.

  • April 16, 2013

A powerful earthquake which hit Quetta, with a magnitude of 7.9 almost 34 people died and 80 were injured and reported 10000 houses are damaged due to this earthquake.

  • April 4, 2013

A magnitude of 5.4 struck the northern areas of Pakistan including FATA

  • February 17, 2013

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 hit the northern areas Pakistan including Nowshera, Peshawar, Malakand, Shangla and various areas of Gilgit Baltistan, Lower Dir and Khyber tribal regions.

  • December 29, 2013

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 struck the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan and also felt in the different areas of Pakistan.

  • July 18, 2012

A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 felt in the several parts of the country.

  • July 12, 2012

An earthquake which affected the northern areas of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, KPK and Punjab with a magnitude of 6.1

  • May 25, 2012

An earthquake with moderate intensity hit Quetta and its linked areas. No injuries were reported.

  • January 19, 2012

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 lasted for at least 30 seconds, affects the areas of Quetta, Ziarat, Khanzai, Qila Abdullah and Toba Achakzai. No injuries were reported.

  • May 15, 2011

Medium shocks of the earthquake hit the various parts of KPK and FATA with a magnitude of 4.7.

  • April 3, 2011

Consecutively two earthquake shocks were recorded in Karachi within seven hours; one is measured 2.8 while other was 4.7 magnitudes. No lives were lost.

  • January 22, 2011

Moderate shocks felt in Islamabad and northern areas of Pakistan.

  • January 20, 2011

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 shocks the Quetta and some areas in the district of Baluchistan. Over 200 houses were damaged.

  • January 18, 2011

It hit the areas in southwest Punjab with a magnitude of 7.2, lost several peoples and damage 200 buildings in Baluchistan.

  • October 28, 2010

An earthquake shocks felt in KPK, Punjab, Azad Kashmir and Islamabad with 5.3 magnitudes.

  • January 18, 2010

An earthquake hit Karachi with a magnitude of 7.4, but no damage reported.

  • October 28, 2008

An earthquake measuring 6.4 in magnitude hit Quetta and nearby areas, it lost 160 peoples and injuring 370 others in Baluchistan. Several houses were destroyed due to this.

  • October 8, 2005

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 hit Kashmir and northern areas. It resulted in more than 80,000 fatalities, 200,000 people injured and more than four millions people left homeless.

Abdul Hadi

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