Pakistan

Pakistan Earthquake Aug 1992 UN DHA Information Report 1

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Situation Report
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UNDRO 92/0617

PAKISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
28 AUGUST 1992

1. AN EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 5.7 ON RICHTER SCALE HIT PAKISTAN ON 28 AUGUST AT 5.51 HRS LOCAL TIME, APPROXIMATELY 100 KM SOUTH WEST QUETTA. EPICENTER LOCATED AT 29.3 DEGREES NORTH, 66.7 DEGREES EAST, ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

2. PRELIMINARY REPORTS OF DAMAGE INCLUDES 4 DEATHS AND DAMAGE TO HOUSING. NO INFORMATION IS YET AVAILABLE ON RELIEF NEEDS OR ASSISTANCE. NO REQUEST FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE HAS BEEN RECEIVED BY DHA-UNDRO.

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