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Mirpur Earthquake 2019: Death toll reaches 37 in Pakistan

September 24, 2019: Magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Pakistan has claimed lives of  atleast 37 people and caused severe damage in Mirpur district, injuring a further 300. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake's epicenter was located 33 km far from Bhimbar, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10km. The earthquake split open roads in an area between the towns of Jhelum and Mirpur to the north.