aftershock struck the
on 23 October 2005
at 15:04 UTC. It was felt strongly in
Kashmir & the NWFP, causing additional damage to buildings
weakened in the 8 October 2005 earthquake. It had a magnitude of
15.9 kms NE of Kashora (N.W.F.P.), Pakistan,
21.8 kms NNW of Batgram (N.W.F.P.), Pakistan,
30.7 kms WNW of Panjnadi (N.W.F.P.), Pakistan,
71.8 kms NW of Muzaffarabad (Pir Panjal Mountains), P.O.K.,
129 kms N of Islamabad (F.C.A.), Pakistan,
185 kms WNW of Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), India.
Felt strongly in parts
of Kohistan & Kashmir. Some weakened walls collapsed at Bisham in
the NWFP in northern Pakistan. Many ran out of tents in panic in
this town as well as in the towns of Balakot, Batgram, Mingora and
Shangla. Tremors were also felt at Gilgit, Islamabad, Manshera,
Peshawar and Rawalpindi.
In India, this aftershock was felt at Srinagar and in other parts of
the Kashmir Valley causing panic and many people ran outdoors. Mild
tremors were also felt at Jammu in the state. Light tremors were
also felt at Kangra and in other parts of Himachal Pradesh state.
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