22 Additional Earth Quakes in Pakistan
And here is the backgrounder: Earthquakes in this area is caused by the movements of the Indian subcontinent. It is moving northward at a rate of about 40 mm per year and is colliding with the Eurasian continet. The collission is causing uplift; that produces the highest mountain peaks in the world. These include the Himalayan, the Karakoram, the Pamir and the Hindu Kush ranges.