Events (9276)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
27/05/2020 21:09:12 Mid Indian Ridge 5.2 10 23.73 S 69.68 E A -
27/05/2020 15:41:50 Fiji Islands Region 5.3 567 17.88 S 178.53 W A -
27/05/2020 09:19:47 Southwestern Ryukyu Islands, Japan 5.3 10 24.85 N 125.44 E A -
27/05/2020 08:05:49 Vanuatu Islands 5.1 10 17.02 S 167.95 E A -
27/05/2020 07:46:53 Mindanao, Philippines 5.3 186 5.06 N 125.39 E A -
27/05/2020 07:09:11 Vanuatu Islands 6.1 10 17.17 S 167.88 E A -
27/05/2020 05:31:45 Southeastern Afghanistan 3.9 180 34.83 N 69.49 E A -
27/05/2020 02:33:12 Southern East Pacific Rise 4.6 10 24.64 S 116.33 W A -
27/05/2020 01:09:53 Crete, Greece 5.0 12 34.09 N 25.69 E A -
26/05/2020 22:52:13 Vanuatu Islands 5.3 10 17.09 S 167.81 E A -
26/05/2020 13:53:33 Crete, Greece 4.5 10 34.15 N 25.63 E A -
26/05/2020 07:32:45 Kuril islands 4.8 10 48.05 N 155.03 E A -
26/05/2020 06:24:09 Kuril Islands 5.0 10 46.45 N 153.58 E A -
26/05/2020 05:57:59 Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan 5.1 10 34.23 N 141.56 E A -
26/05/2020 05:25:42 Mariana Islands 5.0 10 14.22 N 146.83 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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