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  Kashmir 2005
Historical Earthquakes in the Himalaya A previous catastrophic earthquake in Kashmir occurred in 1555 but we have insufficient data to assign it a magnitude or location.
The M7.8 Kangra earthquake in 1905 caused 20,000 fatalities, and the Mw=7.6 Bhuj 2001 earthquake 18,500.
Although a simple relation between earthquake magnitude and the number of resulting deaths can be discerned (gray shading), the fatal consequences of large earthquakes depends more on their proximity to urban populations, the vulnerability of dwellings, and the time of day, than on the energy released.
cires.colorado.edu /~bilham/Kashmir%202005.htm   (1812 words)

  
  Reference.com Features
Kashmir is a region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent.
A rare few earthquakes have been associated with the build-up of large masses of water behind dams, such as the Kariba Dam in Zambia, Africa, and with the injection or extraction of fluids into the Earth's crust (e.g.
Earthquakes such as these, that are caused by human activity, are referred to by the term induced seismicity.
www.reference.com /features/2005kashmir.html   (359 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Special Reports | 2005 | South Asia Quake
Ceremonies are held to remember the 75,000 people killed in the South Asia earthquake one year ago.
The BBC talks to children traumatised by the earthquake
Ahsan Haque was trekking close to the epicentre when the earthquake struck.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/in_depth/south_asia/2005/south_asia_quake/default.stm   (141 words)

  
 Kashmir Earthquake, 8th October 2005
The 8th October 2005 Kashmir earthquake was a major seismic event of the Himalaya recording a magnitude of 7.6 on the Richter scale.
The epicentre was 125km WNW of Srinagar near Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.
This fault separates the Kashmir basin in the east from the Peshawar basin in the west.
www.gsi.gov.in /pokeq/pokeq.htm   (856 words)

  
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The epicentre of the earthquake was 19 miles North-East of Muzaffarabad in Pakistan, but the severity and intensity was such that it was felt throughout the whole region including in the Indian states of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
During the earthquake these buildings were destroyed, due to the weakness of mortar used and the absence of bond stones.
The Army was the major force in the area before the earthquake struck and, due to the political situation, all decisions had to be certified and approved by them.
www.alertnet.org /thenews/fromthefield/219824/116738388757.htm   (1301 words)

  
 Earthquake 2005 - Get Involved
EarthQuake 2005 has come and gone but it had made damages that every Pakistani would never ever forget again.
New Zealand doubled its earthquake aid to $1 million as the "seriousness of the situation in Kashmir and the northern regions of Pakistan continues to grow," Aid Minister Marian Hobbs said.
We are all saddened by the tragedy and devastation caused by the earthquake in the northern areas.
www.bitsonline.net /earthquake   (14895 words)

  
 2005 Kashmir Earthquake Map
The epicenter of the earthquake which registered a 7.6 on the Richter scale, according to USGS.
An earthquake, whose epicentre was 375 miles southwest of Peshawar and measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted southwestern Pakistan late Tuesday.
The death toll appears to be rising in Pakistan.
www.swankyconservative.com /quake/2005_paki_quake.html   (405 words)

  
 Static stress change from the 8 October, 2005 M = 7.6 Kashmir earthquake
We calculated static stress changes from the devastating M = 7.6 earthquake that shook Kashmir on 8 October, 2005.
The greatest increase to seismic hazard is in the Indus-Kohistan seismic zone near the Indus River northwest of the rupture termination, and southeast of the rupture termination near the Kashmir basin.
Index Terms: 7215 Seismology: Earthquake source observations (1240); 7223 Seismology: Earthquake interaction, forecasting, and prediction (1217, 1242); 7230 Seismology: Seismicity and tectonics (1207, 1217, 1240, 1242); 8164 Tectonophysics: Stresses: crust and lithosphere.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2006/2005GL025429.shtml   (298 words)

  
 PakQuake2005 - Pakistan Earthquake 2005
Similar memorials were held throughout the country to remember those killed in the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that struck at 8:52 a.m.
On October 8, 2005, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake, centered 95 kilometers northeast of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, struck in the early hours of the morning.
Despite a widely acclaimed job done by foreign and domestic governmental and non-governmental agencies to lessen the pain of Pakistan’s worst earthquake, government agencies face a storm of complaints ranging from a meagre compensation to delayed payments, costly construction materials, lack of trained work force, corruption and repeated changes of designs of earthquake- resistant dwellings.
www.pakquake2005.com   (1291 words)

  
 2005 Kashmir Earthquake - News - Bits n' Pieces, the Offroad Pakistan Blog - 4x4 Offroaders Club Karachi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The devastation caused by the 2005 Kashmir Earthquake is beyond words.
For feedback not pertaining to his particular entry, please use the forums.
You are reading 2005 Kashmir Earthquake, an entry made on August 31, 2006, filed under News.
www.offroadpakistan.com /bitsnpieces/news/2005_kashmir_earthquake.html   (226 words)

  
 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute: Home
The Seattle Fault Scenario was unveiled on February 28, 2005.
An earthquake scenario is a powerful way to increase public awareness about an earthquake risk.
on the Bam, Iran Earthquake of December 26, 2003.
www.eeri.org   (1070 words)

  
 Displacement field and slip distribution of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake from SAR imagery
Displacement field and slip distribution of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake from SAR imagery
Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes and Tectonics, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Walker
Citation: Pathier, E. Fielding, T. Wright, R. Walker, B. Parsons, and S. Hensley (2006), Displacement field and slip distribution of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake from SAR imagery, Geophys.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2006/2006GL027193.shtml   (381 words)

  
 Pakistan Earthquake 2005
Survivors of the Oct 2005 earthquake in Balakot are facing extreme hardships due to the freezing temperature in the area.
Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla met survivors of last year’s devastating earthquake during a visit to the mountains of Azad Kashmir on Wednesday.
Hundreds of survivors of last year’s earthquake in Pakistan staged an anti-graft protest in the capital on Saturday, accusing reconstruction officials of corruption.
www.pakquake.com   (1182 words)

  
 The Ramblings and Musings of Edward Yee: The 2005 Kashmir earthquake
The Ramblings and Musings of Edward Yee: The 2005 Kashmir earthquake
Specifically, a magnitude 7.6 (US Geological Survey’s rating) earthquake hit India, Pakistan, Kashmir and Afghanistan followed by 21 lesser but great quakes, with the Pakistani interior minister reporting over 40,000 Pakistanis hurt and nearly 20,000 dead.
Please do help, not by direct monetary donation but by donating to relief organizations with a good record of low overhead and by sending nonperishables, such as edibles and clothing, to help out the Pakistani and Indian people who have been most hurt.
edwardyee.fanworks.net /archives/the_2005_kashmir_earthquake.phtml   (158 words)

  
 Print Page - Kashmir Earthquake Appeal
Post by: Boardbashi on October 18, 2005, 03:26:12 pm
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 30,000 Confirmed Dead From 2005 Kashmir Earthquake
Coming on the heels of hurricane Katrina and Rita, Pakistan had an earthquake which killed 30,000 confirmed people.
The earthquake managed to rank 7.6-7.8 depending on who was doing the measuring pretty much placing it on the same level as the earthquake in San Francisco in 1906 which pretty much wiped San Fran off the map for a while.
That earthquake left about 6,000 people dead and Between 225,000 and 300,000 people homeless, out of a population of about 400,000.
www.eightballmagazine.com /diatribes/volume02/037/747.htm   (511 words)

  
 KO :: 2005 Kashmir earthquake
For more information on how you can help with your donations, please click here.
Updated at 12:23 PM on October 27, 2005
You are reading 2005 Kashmir earthquake, an entry made on February 21, 2006, filed under Pakistan.
www.ko.offroadpakistan.com /pakistan/2005_10/2005_kashmir_earthquake.html   (119 words)

  
 Kashmir Earthquake Appeal
Please let me know if you find any issues.
Like DanielX, I will also donate 50 tents and 1000 bags of rice to the aid agency.
Um, I'm really not sure how much, but I donate as much as I can to the aid.
www.uselectionatlas.org /FORUM/index.php?topic=30297.msg677606   (296 words)

  
 reports
December 2005 - New Chairman of the Board
November 2005 - Bridge-building in Kashmir, Earthquake relief
May 2005 - Iranian religious leaders in Washington
www.icrd.org /Newsletters/archives.htm   (143 words)

  
 Pakistan Earthquake 2005 »   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One Year Later, Earthquake Survivors Still Lack Proper Shelter
Pakistan winds up tent camp in earthquake zone
FM99 to update earthquake affected about their recovery
www.pakquake.com /kashmir-education-foundation-to-setup-schools-in-ear...   (91 words)

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