Events (8024)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
06/07/2016 10:21:05 Kyrgyzstan 4.4 18 39.49N 73.45E M -
06/07/2016 08:43:46 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.6 159 36.10N 70.61E M -
07/07/2016 03:41:08 Tajikistan 3.6 10 37.10N 71.67E A -
07/07/2016 04:08:30 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.6 139 37.08N 71.26E A -
07/07/2016 08:42:05 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 4.3 183 36.44N 70.97E M -
08/07/2016 07:05:09 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 235 36.64N 71.21E M -
08/07/2016 12:10:36 Tajikistan 4.3 26 37.60N 74.59E M -
08/07/2016 18:10:45 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 4.2 40 37.19N 71.41E M -
09/07/2016 09:25:22 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 2.9 45 36.60N 70.03E M -
09/07/2016 06:58:11 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 3.0 260 37.41N 73.11E M -
10/07/2016 10:58:14 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 3.8 60 36.76N 71.49E M -
11/07/2016 06:51:27 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 4.3 81 36.40N 70.56E M -
12/07/2016 09:23:18 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 4.3 89 36.84N 71.35E M -
12/07/2016 09:05:27 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 4.8 178 36.63N 70.72E M -
14/07/2016 06:53:00 Tajikistan-Xinjiang, China Border Region 4.7 40 39.42N 73.03E 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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