Pakistan Earthquake January 2011 Pictures?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck a remote area in southwest Pakistan on January 18, 2011.

The country is still trying to heal after a massive earthquake shook the country last year and claimed the lives of over 80,000 people.

USGS initially reported the quake at 7.4. Quakes of 7.0 to 7.9 are classified as major; anything over 8.0 is classified as great.

Quakes of this strength can cause widespread destruction. Has there been any casualties caused by the earthquake in Pakistan? Are there pictures of the earthquake aftermath?

asked by Sloan in Places of the World | 3058 views | 01-19-2011 at 01:44 AM

The USGS reports the Pakistan earthquake was centered more than 50 miles beneath the surface of the earth near the town of Dalbandin, which has a population of about 15-thousand people near the Afghan and Iranian borders.
So far, no pictures have been revealed.

In Dalbandin, several people were injured when the roofs of their houses collapsed but so far there were no reports of fatalities in the quake.

Government officials warned Pakistan will live with the danger of possible aftershocks in coming days. In some instances such dangerous aftershocks have come within a week of previous earthquakes.

The quake's activity was felt in New Delhi, India's capital, more than 700 miles away, with walls shaking for a few seconds.

answered by Hailey | 01-19-2011 at 01:45 AM

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