Events (10089)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
04/08/2016 23:42:18 Tajikistan 5.2 44 38.88 N 72.64 E M -
04/08/2016 17:20:44 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 4.3 139 36.60 N 70.59 E M -
04/08/2016 16:24:34 Volcano Islands Japan Region 6.5 526 25.02 N 142.06 E A -
04/08/2016 11:49:46 Northern Molucca Sea, Indonesia 5.3 68 0.30N 126.40E A -
04/08/2016 14:14:40 Jujuy Province, Argentina 5.9 177 22.32S 65.97W A -
04/08/2016 09:01:00 Near North Coast of New Guinea, P.N.G 5.5 70 4.27S 144.05E A -
04/08/2016 07:22:24 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 2.8 28 36.84N 71.20E M -
04/08/2016 03:39:04 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 2.6 11 36.614 N 70.235 E M -
04/08/2016 02:20:09 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 4.8 113 35.52N 69.38E M -
03/08/2016 13:21:05 Fiji Islands 5.1 646 18.28 S 178.90 W A -
03/08/2016 11:37:22 Mariana Islands Region, Papua New Guinea 5.0 277 18.40 N 145.52 E A -
03/08/2016 09:38:09 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 4.9 120 36.32 N 70.19 E M -
03/08/2016 00:04:45 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 116 36.69 N 70.75 E M -
02/08/2016 23:06:16 Tajikistan-Xinjiang, China Border Region 3.9 10 39.51 N 73.23 E A -
02/08/2016 07:32:37 South Sandwich Islands 5.5 111 59.25 S 26.57 W 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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