Comparison of Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings before and after 2005 Kashmir Earthquake

@inproceedings{Maqsood2010ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings before and after 2005 Kashmir Earthquake},
  author={Syed Tariq Maqsood and Jochen Schwarz},
  year={2010}
}
On 8 October 2005, one of the most destructive earthquakes ever to strike Pakistan occurred in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP in northern Pakistan (Figure 1). The earthquake occurred at 8:50 a.m. local time on a Saturday morning when all the businesses, schools, and government offices were open. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.6 with a depth of 26 km (U.S. Geological Survey, http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/eqinthenews/2005/usdyae/). Damage… CONTINUE READING

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