A powerful earthquake in southwest Iran brought down homes across the border in Pakistan on April 16, killing at least 21 people and wounding others in a remote community, a hospital official said. The earthquake, which the US Geological Survey measured at 7.8, was felt across large parts of Pakistan including Islamabad, where buildings shook, and the largest city Karachi where tremors prompted many to flee buildings in terror. - Photo by Agencies

Employees gather outside their offices, located in high-rise buildings, in Dubai, following a powerful earthquake that hit southwest Iran and was felt in the United Arab Emirates. The earthquake, which the US Geological Survey measured at 7.8, killed at least five people and wounded others in a remote community and was felt across large parts of Pakistan as well.
Employees gather outside their offices, located in high-rise buildings, in Dubai, following a powerful earthquake that hit southwest Iran and was felt in the United Arab Emirates. The earthquake, which the US Geological Survey measured at 7.8, killed at least five people and wounded others in a remote community and was felt across large parts of Pakistan as well.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
People evacuate buildings and call their relatives after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi, Pakistan.
People evacuate buildings and call their relatives after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi, Pakistan.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road after a tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
People wait outside after evacuating offices in Dubai Media City following earthquake tremors in Dubai.
People wait outside after evacuating offices in Dubai Media City following earthquake tremors in Dubai.
Office workers stand outside their office building following tremors in central Manama.
Office workers stand outside their office building following tremors in central Manama.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road as tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
People evacuate buildings and gather on road as tremor of an earthquake was felt in Karachi.
Pakistanis are pictured outside after evacuating nearby buildings following tremors in Karachi.
Pakistanis are pictured outside after evacuating nearby buildings following tremors in Karachi.

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