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Five most scary earthquakes in Pakistan’s history

The country has been jolted again with a horrendous earthquake, but it is nothing to some tremors that Pakistan has faced and no comparison to the casualties inflicted as a result. Here are a few most powerful earthquakes occurred in Pakistan’s history,

Jungshahi, Lower Sindh (893-894)

Casualties included 150,000 individuals and the magnitude was 8.

Shahbundar, Sindh (1668)

50,000 deaths and the recorded magnitude was 7.5 on the Richter Scale.

Ali Jaan, Balochistan (May 31, 1935)

30,000 to 60,000 casualties have been testified and the magnitude of this earthquake was recorded to be 7.7

Hunza, Pakistan (December 28, 1974)

5,300 people lost their lives further 17,000 were severely injured. Magnitude of this quake was recorded at 6.2

Pasni, Balochistan (November 28, 1945)

4,000 people lost their lives and a tsunami was prompted by this mammoth earthquake. It is recorded at magnitude 8.1, being the strongest earthquake in Pakistan’s recorded history.