Events (10198)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
30/10/2020 02:57:26 Tajikstan 4.0 10 39.27 N 71.55 E A -
30/10/2020 02:34:30 Fiji Islands Region 5.5 530 20.66 S 179.27 W A -
29/10/2020 09:32:40 Tajikstan 5.2 57 37.68 N 71.76 E M -
29/10/2020 01:54:20 Southern Molucca Sea 4.7 60 0.30 S 124.48 E A -
28/10/2020 22:49:22 Admiralty Islands Region P.N.G. 5.3 10 0.02 S 146.59 E A -
28/10/2020 14:53:08 Near Coast of Central Chile 5.8 10 29.41 S 71.03 W A -
28/10/2020 14:12:53 Vanuatu islands 5.9 155 14.59 S 167.53 E A -
28/10/2020 10:48:26 Afghanistan-Tajikstan Border Region. 4.2 170 36.36 N 71.27 E A -
28/10/2020 09:09:00 Southern Molucca Sea 5.2 10 0.21 S 124.47 E M -
28/10/2020 06:11:37 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 4.0 109 36.47 E 70.77 N M -
28/10/2020 04:52:26 Near Coast of Central Chile 5.6 40 34.85 S 71.60 W A -
27/10/2020 19:43:52 Sulawesi, Indonesia. 5.3 10 2.26 S 119.17 E A -
26/10/2020 21:34:52 Northern and Central Iran 4.6 10 31.99 N 56.05 E A -
26/10/2020 14:17:03 104 Km Northwest of Dera Ghazi Khan 3.7 60 30.39 N 69.62 E M -
26/10/2020 03:10:48 Tajikstan 4.8 10 39.63 N 71.33 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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