Events (11775)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
26/11/2016 06:54:42 Southern Xinjiang China 4.9 37 39.82 N 77.69 E A -
26/11/2016 06:18:50 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 3.4 138 36.64 N 70.83 E M -
26/11/2016 02:39:07 Central Mid Atlantic Ridge 4.8 12 3.32 N 31.82 W A -
25/11/2016 23:12:49 Tajikistan-Xinjang, China Border Region 5.2 18 39.29 N 73.91 E M -
25/11/2016 19:46:24 Southern Xinjiang, China 4.8 10 39.25 N 73.38 E M -
25/11/2016 18:22:27 Southeastern Afghanistan 4.0 110 34.52 N 69.57 E M -
25/11/2016 16:23:57 Tajikistan-Xinjiang, China Border Region 3.9 12 39.21 N 73.40 E M -
25/11/2016 15:39:12 Southern Xinjiang, China 4.2 10 39.45 N 74.47 E M -
25/11/2016 15:26:56 Southern Xinjiang China 4.9 25 39.33 N 74.00 E M -
25/11/2016 14:24:34 Southern Xinjiang China 7.0 30 39.29 N 74.01 E A -
25/11/2016 14:19:04 Tajikistan-Xinjiang China border Region 5.5 30 39.32 N 73.88 E M -
25/11/2016 12:48:08 South east of Honshu, Japan 4.6 378 33.42 N 139.32 E A -
25/11/2016 15:15:15 Near East Coast of Kamchatka 5.8 10 54.70N 160.19E A -
24/11/2016 04:12:35 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 3.3 35 36.80N 70.69E M -
24/11/2016 04:12:35 Hindu Kush Region Afghanistan 3.3 86 36.78N 70.67E 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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