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List of earthquakes in Pakistan

List of earthquakes in Pakistan

Earthquake hazard zones of Pakistan
Date, Time Latitude/Longitude Magnitude Deaths Injuries and Destruction District/Province Article/Description
893-894[1] 8 150,000 Shahbandar, Sindh Near Jungshahi(Lower Sindh)
2 May 1668 [2] 7.6 50,000 Shahbandar, Sindh Near Shahbunder(Lower Sindh)
16 June 1819 [3] 7.5 3,200 Allahbund, Sindh Near Pakistan-India border 1819 Rann of Kutch earthquake
24 September 1827 [2] 7.8 1,000 Lahore, Punjab
24 January 1852 [2] 8 Kahan, Balochistan
22 January 1865 [4] 6 Peshawar
1883 Jhalawan, Balochistan
1889[5] 8 Jhalawan, Balochistan
20 December 1892 [6][7] 6.8 Qilla Abdullah, Balochistan Chaman Fault
21 October 1909 [8] 7 100 Sibi, Balochistan between Loralai and Sibi
1 February 1929 at 17:14 7 Sibi, Balochistan Between Loralai and Sibi
24 August 1931 [8] 7 Sharigh Valley, Balochistan
27 August 1931 [8] 7.4 Mach, Balochistan
31 May 1935 at 3:02am 7.7 30,000 - 60,000 Ali Jaan, Balochistan 1935 Balochistan earthquake
28 November 1945 at 05:26 PST 97.6 km SSW of Pasni City 7.8 4,000 tsunami Balochistan 1945 Balochistan earthquake
28 December 1974, at 12:11 UTC 6.2 5,300 17,000 injured Hunza, Hazara and Swat districts; North-West Frontier Province 1974 Hunza earthquake
8 October 2005 at 08:50:38 7.6 or 7.8 80,000 3.5 million people homeless Muzaffarabad District, Azad State of Jammu and Kashmir & North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan 2005 Kashmir earthquake
29 October 2008 at 04:09 6.4 215 120,000 homeless Ziarat District, Quetta 2008 Pakistan earthquake
18 January 2011 at 20:23:17 UTC 7.2 2011 Pakistan earthquake
24 September 2013 at 11:29:48 UTC 7.8 370 Awaran District, Balochistan 2013 Pakistan earthquake [9]
28 September 2013 at 07:34 UTC 6.8 400 Awaran District, Balochistan

See also

Huge 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit near Iran-Pakistan border.on 16th April,2013

Map of 'Earthquakes in Pakistan', compiled from the list above.

References

  1. ^ Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H.(1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.805, Appendix 3, citing Oldham, T. (1882) '"A catalogue of Indian earthquakes from the earliest time to the end of A.D. 1869" Memoirs of Geological Survey of India 19: pp. 163-215
  2. ^ a b c Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H.(1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.805-806, Appendix 3, citing Oldham, T. (1882) '"A catalogue of Indian earthquakes from the earliest time to the end of A.D. 1869" Memoirs of Geological Survey of India 19: pp. 163-215; and Milne, J. (1912) "Catalogue of destructive earthquakes" British Assoc. Adv. Sci. Report of the Portsmouth Meeting, 1911 Appendix I, pp. 649-740.
  3. ^ Oldham, R. (1926) "The Cutch (Kachh) earthquake of 16th June 1819 with a revision of the great earthquake of 12th June 1897" Memoirs of Geological Survey of India 46: pp. 1-77
  4. ^ Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H.(1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.807, Appendix 3, citing Oldham, T. (1882) '"A catalogue of Indian earthquakes from the earliest time to the end of A.D. 1869" Memoirs of Geological Survey of India 19: pp. 163-215; and Ambraseys, N.; Lensen, G. and Moinfar, A. (1975) The Pattan earthquake of 28 December 1974 UNESCO, Paris (Serial No. FMR/SC/GEO/75/134), 41 pp.
  5. ^ Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H.(1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.807, Appendix 3, citing West, W. D. (1934) "The Baluchistan earthquakes of August 25th and 27th, 1931" Memoirs of Geological Survey of India 67: pp. 1-82; and West, W. D. (1935) "Preliminary geological report on the Baluchistan (Quetta) earthquake of May 31st, 1935" Records Geological Survey of India 69: pp. 203-240.
  6. ^ Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H.(1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.791
  7. ^ Lawrence , R. D.; Khan, S. Hasan and Nakata, T. (1992) "Chaman fault, Pakistan-Afghanistan" In Bucknam, R. C. and Hancock, P. L. (eds.) (1992) Major active faults of the world—Results of IGCP project 206 Annales Tectonicae 6(supplement): pp. 196–223
  8. ^ a b c Quittmeyer, R. C. and Jacob, K. H. (1979) "Historical and modern seismicity of Pakistan, Afghanistan, northwestern India, and southeastern Iran" Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 69: pp. 773–823, p.792
  9. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24222760

External links

  • Northern Pakistan 1974 December 28 12:11:43 UTC Magnitude 6.2 USGS accessed Jan 2009
  • EARTHQUAKE HISTORY BALAKOT.INFO, accessed Jan 2009
  • Large Earthquakes in Pakistan DISASTER RELIEF BY IRISH & PAKISTANIS, accessed Jan 2009
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