Earthquake Information

September 24, 2013 (11:29:48 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 7.7 Pakistan

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 208 people in Pakistan's remote south-west province.  Many houses were flattened and thousands of people have spent the night in the open.

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