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12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

12 Years After the October Earthquake, Is Pakistan Prepared to Handle Another ‘Big One’?

Pakistan sits on top of three tectonic plates that are very slowly colliding into one another. The eastern half of the country lies on the edge of the Indian plate while the western half lies on the Eurasian plate. The southwestern part (at …Continue reading

The Science behind the Earthquake Explained

Active faults and their resultant earthquakes in northern Pakistan and adjacent parts of India and Afghanistan are the direct result of the convergence between the India and Eurasia plates. By Arshad H. Abbasi The October 26, 2015 M 7.5 earthquake near the …Continue reading

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