by Kevin Caruso
A devastating 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Kashmir, Pakistan, on October 8, 2005, at 8:50 a.m. local time (0350 GMT). The epicenter was 60 miles northeast of Islamabad.
The massive quake affected Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, but the vast majority of the damage, deaths, and injuries occurred in Pakistan.
More that 88,000 people died in the earthquake, making it the 13th deadliest quake in recorded history.
Additionally, over 100,000 people were injured, and about 3 ½ million people were left homeless.