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List of earthquakes in Pakistan

List of earthquakes in Pakistan

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List of earthquakes in Pakistan

Date, TimeLatitude/LongitudeMagnitudeDeathsInjuries and DestructionDistrict/ProvinceArticle/Description
893-894[1]24°50′N 67°50′E / 24.83°N 67.83°E / 24.83; 67.838150,000Shahbandar, SindhNear Jungshahi(Lower Sindh)
1668 May 2 [2]24°N 68°E / 24°N 68°E / 24; 687.650,000Shahbandar, SindhNear Shahbunder(Lower Sindh)
1819 June 16[3]23°36′N 69°36′E / 23.6°N 69.6°E / 23.6; 69.67.53,200Allahbund, SindhNear Pakistan-India border
1827 September 24[2]31°36′N 74°18′E / 31.6°N 74.3°E / 31.6; 74.37.81,000Lahore, Punjab
1852 January 24[2]29°18′N 68°48′E / 29.3°N 68.8°E / 29.3; 68.88Kahan, Balochistan
1865 January 22[4]34°00′N 71°33′E / 34°N 71.55°E / 34; 71.556Peshawar
1883[citation needed]Jhalawan, Balochistan
1889[5]27°45′N 67°10′E / 27.75°N 67.17°E / 27.75; 67.178Jhalawan, Balochistan
1892 December 20[6][7]30°50′N 66°31′E / 30.83°N 66.52°E / 30.83; 66.526.8Qilla Abdullah, BalochistanChaman Fault
1909 October 21 [8]29°N 68°E / 29°N 68°E / 29; 687100Sibi, Balochistanbetween Loralai and Sibi
1929 February 1 at 17:14[citation needed]36°30′N 70°30′E / 36.5°N 70.5°E / 36.5; 70.57Sibi, BalochistanBetween Loralai and Sibi
1931 August 24[8]30°23′N 67°41′E / 30.38°N 67.68°E / 30.38; 67.687Sharigh Valley, Balochistan
1931 August 27[8]29°55′N 67°15′E / 29.91°N 67.25°E / 29.91; 67.257.4Mach, Balochistan
1935 May 31 at 3:02am28°52′0″N 66°23′0″E / 28.866667°N 66.383333°E / 28.866667; 66.3833337.730,000 – 60,000Ali Jaan, Balochistan1935 Balochistan earthquake
1945 November, 28th at 05:26 PST97.6 km SSW of Pasni City7.84,000tsunamiBalochistan1945 Balochistan earthquake
1974, December 28, at 12:11 UTC35°06′N 72°54′E / 35.1°N 72.9°E / 35.1; 72.96.25,30017,000 injuredHunza, Hazara and Swat districts; North-West Frontier Province1974 Hunza earthquake
2005 October 8 at 08:50:3834°29′35″N 73°37′44″E / 34.49306°N 73.62889°E / 34.49306; 73.628897.6 or 7.880,0003.5 million people homelessMuzaffarabad District, Azad State of Jammu and Kashmir & North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan2005 Kashmir earthquake
2008 October 29 at 04:0930°39′11″N 67°19′23″E / 30.65306°N 67.32306°E / 30.65306; 67.323066.4215120,000 homelessZiarat District, Quetta2008 Pakistan earthquake
2011 January 18 at 20:23:17 UTC28°49′37″N 63°58′26″E / 28.827°N 63.974°E / 28.827; 63.9747.22011 Pakistan earthquake

Notes

  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
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