Events (7365)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
06/10/2016 23:15:06 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 4.2 90 36.06N 69.63E M -
06/10/2016 21:16:21 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 2.8 90 36.58N 70.86E M -
06/10/2016 18:09:23 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 2.9 90 36.60N 71.46E M -
06/10/2016 15:52:05 Taiwan Region 6.0 58 22.69N 121.63E A -
06/10/2016 15:28:54 20 Km east of Abbatabad 2.5 15 34.92 N 73.44 E M -
06/10/2016 14:59:36 30 Km west of Pewhawar 2.4 5 34.07 N 71.30 E M -
06/10/2016 10:23:16 Southeast of Honshu, Japan 5.1 134 30.29 N 141.91 E A -
06/10/2016 09:18:44 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 3.0 62 36.37 N 71.04 E M -
05/10/2016 23:44:47 Tajikistan 4.3 189 37.39 N 72.13 E M -
05/10/2016 20:03:24 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 3.5 137 37.33 N 71.95 E M -
05/10/2016 20:02:16 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.2 130 36.59 N 70.50 E M -
05/10/2016 16:06:04 Central Peru 5.2 130 9.52 S 74.48 W A -
05/10/2016 11:42:14 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 2.7 180 35.64 N 70.65 E M -
05/10/2016 10:21:19 Southeast of Honshu, Japan 4.5 395 30.42 N 138.12 E M -
05/10/2016 08:59:37 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 4.5 169 36.61N 70.91E M -

Introduction

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) holds the responsibility for seismic monitoring and tsunami early warning in Pakistan. It is the liability of the PMD to disseminate earthquake information to Government, non Government organization and to public after the occurrence of any event. The seismic monitoring technologies have been rapidly changed in the world. The seismic monitoring equipments have changed from analogue to digital technology. This enhanced the capability of the monitoring equipments.

PMD had been using paper recording equipments since 1954. The 2004 Indonesian earthquake of M 9.4 which generated disastrous Tsunami and subsequently Muzaffarabad Kashmir earthquake of M 7.6 were the wake up call not only for Pakistan but also for the whole world. During the past few years PMD has enhanced multifold its abilities to monitor seismic activity. Since 2005, PMD upgraded and replaced all analogue seismic equipment with state of the art technology.

Objectives

Earthquakes

Detect, identify and locate earthquakes and monitor seismic activities.

Quick Response

Give quick response to queries pertaining to earthquakes and seismology.

Information

Exchange information pertaining to seismology with international agencies.

Research

Provide assistance in Seismological studies and research in related fields.

Instruments

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