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Pakistan Earthquake

Strong 6.9 Earthquake Rattles Afghanistan And Pakistan

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.25.2015 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A strong earthquake shook parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan, rattling buildings and forcing sleeping residents out of their ho...

Taliban Calls For Earthquake Aid, And Promises Its Own Help

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

The Taliban urged aid agencies on Tuesday to push ahead in delivering emergency relief supplies after a major earthquake hit remote mountainous regio...

Powerful Earthquake Hits Afghanistan, India, Pakistan

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.26.2015 | World

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A major earthquake struck the remote Afghan northeast on Monday, killing more than 200 people in ...

Magnitude-6 Earthquake Hits Northern Pakistan

AP | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of i...

Pre-Dawn Quake Kills 1 In Pakistan

AP | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A moderate earthquake rattled several towns in southern Pakistan before dawn Friday, killing one person and wounding 70, a ...

Scientists Baffled By Mysterious New Island

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 10.01.2013 | Science

A new island emerged from the ocean offshore of the city of Gwadar, Pakistan, after a strong magnitude-7.7 earthquake shook the country Sept. 24. Th...

Pakistan Rocked By 2nd Major Earthquake This Week

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A major earthquake rocked Pakistan's southwest Saturday, killing at least 15 and sending panicked people running into the str...

Pakistan's Poorest Province Waits For Aid After 7.7 Earthquake

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact

DALBADI, Pakistan — Vital relief aid destined for a remote, earthquake stricken region in Pakistan reached desperate villagers only slowly on Fr...

Earthquake Death Toll Passes 300

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwestern Pakistan rose to 327 people on Wednesday, local offi...

Death Toll From Pakistan Earthquake Rises Above 200

Reuters | Gul Yusufzai | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Pakistan climbed to more than 230 on Wednesday after hundreds of ...

LOOK: Deadly Earthquake Forms New Island

Posted 09.24.2013 | World

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake shook southwestern Pakistan Tuesday, destroying countless houses in the remote region. Though the massive quake was respons...

7.8-Magnitude Quake In Pakistan Kills Dozens

AP | ABDUL SATTAR and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Thousands of Pakistanis ran into the streets praying for their lives Tuesday as a powerful earthquake rocked a remote area in...

Iran Lowers Quake Death Toll, Pakistan Bears Brunt

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

* 13 killed in Pakistan but little impact in Iran * Powerful quake severs communications, confusion caused * Big tremors...

Large Earthquake Reportedly Hits Iran

AP | NASSER KARIMI and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- An earthquake toppled homes and shops on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border Tuesday, killing dozens of people and causing skyscra...

7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Reported In Pakistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake has been reported in southwestern Pakistan, according to the U.S. Geological Service. The quake struck 6.2 miles undergro...

World Humanitarian Day: Life 'On the Ground'

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

I've met amazing people, who in the midst of disaster themselves, give the little they have. In Pakistan we met a man who took 30 displaced strangers into his house and looked after them until his own finances ran out.

At least 170 dead as quake hits southwest Pakistan

AP | SATTAR KAKAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WAM, Pakistan — Desperate villagers clawed through piles of mud and timber looking for victims of an earthquake that collapsed thousands of home...