Events (8164)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
16/10/2016 00:10:12 Albania, 1674 km ES of Paris- France 5.0 156 40.11 N 19.51 E A -
15/10/2016 23:07:06 Greece ,1811 km East of Paris, Frace 4.8 11 39.86 E 21.36 E A -
15/10/2016 21:32:02 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 2.5 137 36.27 N 70.50 E M -
15/10/2016 20:14:52 Greece Albania Border Region 5.5 45 39.88 N 20.64 E A -
15/10/2016 17:17:28 Afghanistan - Tajikistan Border Region 3.8 103 37.00N 71.46E M -
15/10/2016 21:54:14 Afghanistan - Tajikistan Border Region 3.9 92 37.18 N 71.27 E M -
15/10/2016 15:17:08 10km SE of Peshawar, K.P. 1.9 33 33.97N 71.64E M -
15/10/2016 12:06:07 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 3.1 175 36.38 N 71.18 E M -
15/10/2016 07:56:20 Tajikistan 2.7 107 37.25 N 72.23 E M -
15/10/2016 08:03:38 New Britain region P.N.G 6.2 469 4.40 S 150.54 E A -
15/10/2016 06:16:35 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 2.7 170 36.74 N 71.05 E M -
15/10/2016 05:13:33 Crete Greece 4.8 42 34.49 N 26.43 E A -
15/10/2016 03:50:48 Tajikistan Xinjiang China Border Region 3.5 10 39.47 N 73.32 E A -
14/10/2016 20:52:09 Mindanao, Philippines 4.8 191 6.22 N 126.57 E A -
14/10/2016 18:29:06 Mindanao, Philippines 5.6 19 9.56 N 125.12 E A -

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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