Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Developing: 7.4 Quake Hits Pakistan

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake has hit Southwestern Pakistan. Thus far, no reports of damage or casualties, but with a significant quake of this magnitude and the poor construction techniques prevalent in the region, I would expect to see damage and casualty reports coming in soon. A saving grace against a high death toll is the relatively low population density in this part of Pakistan.

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