Events (14108)

Date Time (utc) Region Magnitude Depth (km) Latitude Longitude Mode Map
16/01/2017 12:42:19 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 5.6 55 3.24 N 97.93 E A -
16/01/2017 02:49:56 Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands 5.4 10 51.46N 167.84W A -
16/01/2017 01:16:41 Vanuatu Islands 5.8 28 13.93S 166.52E A -
15/01/2017 09:09:02 Halmahera, Indonesia 5.1 158 0.64S 129.36E A -
15/01/2017 03:37:23 Crete, Greece 4.8 59 34.93N 23.13E A -
14/01/2017 11:41:19 Northern Molucca Sea 5.6 17 01.53N 126.59E A -
14/01/2017 06:11:46 South of Fiji Islands 5.7 10 19.01S 176.34E A -
14/01/2017 01:12:06 35 Km NE of Kalam, KPK. 2.5 7 35.62 N 72.94 E M -
13/01/2017 21:16:08 Tajikistan 3.4 100 37.50 N 72.45 E M -
13/01/2017 21:05:03 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 3.5 93 36.85 N 70.90 E M -
13/01/2017 16:39:28 Southern Molucca Sea 5.6 66 0.05 N 125.24 E A -
13/01/2017 05:30:53 Chagos Archipelago Region 5.0 10 6.73S 68.61E A -
13/01/2017 04:30:49 Hindukush Region, Afghanistan 3.0 30 36.34N 69.67E M -
12/01/2017 19:19:58 Northern Sumatra, Indonesia 5.3 80 5.72 N 94.85 E A -
12/01/2017 17:04:56 Sea of Japan 5.2 475 41.66 N 133.22 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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