Events (11776)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
05/12/2016 08:17:47 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 2.8 20 36.43N 70.98E M -
05/12/2016 01:45:51 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 4.5 156 36.72N 70.46E M -
05/12/2016 01:13:26 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanaistan 4.0 136 36.15N 70.71E M -
05/12/2016 01:13:04 Banda Sea 6.4 520 07.34S 123.45E A -
04/12/2016 22:50:23 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 2.7 119 36.50N 69.93E M -
04/12/2016 21:48:30 Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan 5.2 64 33.87N 142.39E A -
04/12/2016 21:34:27 Xizang, China 5.2 19 32.47N 92.11E A -
04/12/2016 07:05:18 Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan 5.1 15 40.53N 143.75E A -
04/12/2016 05:50:30 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 4.1 71 37.00N 71.33E A -
04/12/2016 05:36:33 Eastern Honshu, Japan 5.2 119 38.06N 140.21E A -
04/12/2016 05:24:05 Talaud Islands, Indonesia 5.7 123 04.73N 127.69E A -
04/12/2016 03:56:25 Southern Xinjiang, China 4.6 40 39.33N 74.31E M -
04/12/2016 03:27:24 Southern Xinjiang, China 4.2 27 38.96N 75.78E M -
03/12/2016 23:34:49 Eastern Honshu, Japan 5.0 20 38.37N 140.99E A -
04/12/2016 01:03:46 Southern Xinjiang, China 4.5 33 39.08N 74.94E 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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