Hadith on Punishment: Calamities afflict obedient, disobedient alike

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When evil appears on the earth, Allah sends down his punishment upon its inhabitants.” Aisha said, “Even if there are people who obey Allah Almighty among them?” The Prophet said, “Yes, then they will be sent back to the mercy of Allah Almighty.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 23581

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنَّهُ قَالَ إِذَا ظَهَرَ السُّوءُ فِي الْأَرْضِ أَنْزَلَ اللَّهُ بِأَهْلِ الْأَرْضِ بَأْسَهُ قَالَتْ وَفِيهِمْ أَهْلُ طَاعَةِ اللَّهِ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ قَالَ نَعَمْ ثُمَّ يَصِيرُونَ إِلَى رَحْمَةِ اللَّهِ تَعَالَى

23581 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

3156 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده صحيح وله طرق وشواهد في السلسلة الصحيحة