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A geological event caused by shifting tectonic plates, triggered by a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. Earthquakes are recorded with a seismometer, also known as a seismograph. The moment magnitude (or the related and mostly obsolete Richter magnitude) of an earthquake is conventionally reported. Magnitudes of 3 or lower are mostly imperceptible; magnitudes of 7 or more cause serious damage over large areas. Intensity of shaking is measured on the modified Mercalli scale
Cause of death Direct trauma due to collapse of buildings, dehydration, shock, crush injury
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Nisar said that huge loss to the tune of millions of rupees was caused to national coffers during the previous PPP led government through Prime Minister secret funds, discretionary funds and Earth quake .
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik has appealed to Taliban in Awaran not to attack caravans carrying relief goods for earth quake affectees.
1977: San Francisco suffered an earth quake measuring 5.
KPK has been devastated massively in earth quake and reports of over 200 casualties and 2000 injured persons have received so far.
Haleem Asad adds from Timergarah: As many as 20 people majority of them women and children were killed while more than 200 were injured when the Monday earth quake jolted parts of Dir Lower.
Contract awarded for 2015 road safety facility setting construction / earth quake
The Ambassador further added that regional office of KARCP to reach the areas to distribute the food items among the people facing problems emerged after the high intensity earth quake in their areas.
5 billion rupees fund has with PDMA, adding that there is no shortage of funds with the government and the government will did all their efforts to provide all possible help and relief to the affacties of earth quake.
Contract awarded for Original earth quake acceleration meter infrastructure building services
Chairing a high-level emergency in Islamabad, the prime minister expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives and property in the earth quake.
What inspired this man to write a hymn: his conversion; his marriage; an earth quake panic; the defeat of Prince Charles Edward at Culloden; the Gordon riots; the festivals of the Christian church; the doctrines of the Christian faith; striking scene in biblical history; the death of a friend.
is how much stress is necessary before an earth quake will happen.