Events (9428)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
24/11/2016 08:13:39 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 160 36.55 N 70.69 E M -
24/11/2016 04:54:27 Tajikistan 2.9 120 37.17 N 72.08 E M -
24/11/2016 03:07:35 63km East of Mianwali, Pakistan 2.5 15 32.57N 70.86E M -
23/11/2016 22:16:06 Alaska Peninsula 5.1 183 56.20N 162.07W A -
23/11/2016 21:23:50 Near East Coast of Honshu Japan 5.9 102 37.27N 141.15E A -
23/11/2016 17:17:32 Talaud Islands 5.2 119 4.58N 126.47E A -
23/11/2016 15:22:46 Northern Moluccas Sea 5.2 26 1.40N 126.46E A -
23/11/2016 15:11:38 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 2.2 130 36.37 N 70.82 E M -
23/11/2016 12:14:43 Turkey 4.7 10 38.38 N 43.95 E A -
23/11/2016 09:59:58 Bonin Islands, Japan Region 5.8 490 27.12 N 14.02 E A -
23/11/2016 07:13:01 Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands 5.5 109 52.78 N 174.88 W A -
23/11/2016 00:19:11 40Km South West of Khuzdar 4.6 36 27.60N 66.28E M -
22/11/2016 22:23:17 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 2.4 145 36.74N 71.26E M -
22/11/2016 19:04:06 45 km NE of Zhob Airport 2.8 97 31.43N 69.94E M -
22/11/2016 17:06:03 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.6 165 36.46N 69.97E 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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