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Pakistan : Earthquake : 2008/10/29

GLIDE:  EQ-2008-000206-PAK

Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia):  ERPKDM000003

Duration 2008/10/29
Country or District Pakistan
Name Earthquake
Outline On 29 October 2008, 166 people have been killed in an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 in western Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/11/07
Dead: 166 Injured: 370 Affected: 68,200 Totally damaged houses: 3,487 Partially damaged houses: 4,125
OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/11/03
Dead: 166 Injured: 370 Affected: 35,600 (4,610 families)
OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/10/31
Dead: 150 Injured: 370 Affected: 35,600 (4,610 families)
BBC News 2008/10/29
Dead: 135 Injured: Hundreds Homeless: around 15,000

Related Links


OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/11/07
Situation report No.5

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/11/03
Situation report No.4

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/10/31
Situation report No.3

BBC News 2008/10/29
At least 135 people have been killed after an earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Balochistan province in south-western Pakistan, officials say. Officials in Balochistan say they expect the toll to rise.

Reuters AlertNet 2008/10/29
More than 100 people were killed when a strong earthquake struck southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday bringing down hundreds of houses, and the toll was expected to rise, a provincial government minister said.

Reuters AlertNet 2008/10/29
Twenty-seven people were killed and about 40 injured when a strong earthquake struck southwest Pakistan on 29 October 2008, a district chief and hospital officials said.

Geographycal Data Information

OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/10/29
Pakistan: Earthquake (as of 29 October 2008)

USGS National Earthquake Information Center
Preliminary Earthquake Report


GDAC 2008/10/29
On 10/28/2008 11:09:57 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 has struck the highly populated region of Pakistan in Pakistan.