Events (12208)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
18/09/2021 05:03:30 Near Quetta 3.5 30 30.23 N 66.98 M -
18/09/2021 04:44:24 Northwestern Kashmir 4.7 25 36.47 N 73.21 E M -
18/09/2021 00:56:08 Tonga Islands 5.3 85 15.95 S 173.60 W A -
17/09/2021 22:06:43 Tajikistan-Xinjiang Border Region 5.4 97 38.45 N 73.58 E A -
17/09/2021 17:36:06 Kuril Islands 5.3 71 48.16 N 153.95 E A -
17/09/2021 19:12:02 41 Km Northwest of Barkhan, Balochistan 4.6 20 30.16 N 69.18 E A View
17/09/2021 18:45:06 Solomon Islands 5.1 78 11.25 S 162.10 E A -
17/09/2021 12:43:48 Mindanao, Philippines 4.9 10 5.23 N 126.51 E A -
17/09/2021 10:28:40 Vanuatu Islands 5.7 10 13.39 S 167.51 E A -
17/09/2021 00:05:09 Solomon Islands 5.2 76 11.44 S 161.89 E A -
17/09/2021 23:05:06 South of Alaska 5.2 10 55.23 N 156.56 W A -
16/09/2021 17:51:54 South of Alaska 5.6 10 55.29 N 156.61 W A -
16/09/2021 09:42:32 Near West Coast of Honshu, Japan 4.8 23 37.44N 137.30 E A -
16/09/2021 07:59:28 Sulawesi, Indonesia 4.6 35 1.36 S 120.63 E A -
16/09/2021 06:28:05 Northwest of Kuril Islands 4.7 504 52.60 N 152.75 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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