Events (14105)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
06/03/2017 18:17:46 South of Fiji Islands 5.4 362 24.62 S 178.87 E A -
06/03/2017 11:00:35 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.8 121 36.38 N 69.17 E M -
06/03/2017 08:32:11 Fiji Islands Region 5.1 501 18.36 S 178.34 W A -
06/03/2017 02:44:01 Tajikistan 4.6 156 37.08 N 73.12 E M -
06/03/2017 01:39:01 Mindanao, Philippines 4.5 496 05.79N 123.89E A -
06/03/2017 01:26:27 Eastern Caucasus 4.4 10 43.60N 45.99E A -
06/03/2017 00:42:03 Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region 4.0 194 36.73N 71.19E M -
05/03/2017 22:47:44 New Britain Region, P.N.G. 6.3 10 06.82S 150.44E A -
05/03/2017 20:38:05 25Km South west of Baramula, Indian Held Kashmir 3.2 17 34.15 N 74.06 E M -
05/03/2017 14:41:28 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 4.0 4 36.58 N 70.93 E M -
05/03/2017 11:17:03 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 150 36.75 N 70.58 E M -
05/03/2017 05:53:17 18km NE of Swabi, KP 3.5 35 34.18N 72.64E M -
05/03/2017 03:29:39 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 180 36.87N 68.03E M -
05/03/2017 02:45:40 Afghanistan Tajikistan Border Region 3.9 60 36.64N 71.06 M -
05/03/2017 00:08:15 Leyte Philippines 5.8 102 9.94N 125.79E 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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