Important historic earthquakes in Pakistan

The list of the 50 most recent earthquakes in this country can be found at the bottom of this page.

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
GEOFON Pakistan May 09 03:23 5.4 63 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • islamabad - Light shaking
  • Mardan - Very strong shaking
  • USGS Bannu, Pakistan May 09 03:23 5.1 40 MAP
    USGS Pasni, Pakistan May 03 07:58 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Pasni - I felt earthquake at 12:58 pm AnD I heard sOunD of Booom 💥
  • GEOFON Off Coast Of Pakistan May 03 07:58 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Apr 23 00:18 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Apr 22 07:42 4.5 33 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-pakistan Border Region Apr 20 16:22 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kahuta, Pakistan Apr 10 11:47 3.6 30 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Apr 10 11:47 3.6 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lahore - Very weak shaking
  • Miamwali - Nearly 15 seconds
  • EMSC Pakistan Apr 08 06:01 4.2 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Skardu, Pakistan Mar 10 03:21 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sibi, Pakistan Mar 09 19:14 4.3 25 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Mar 09 19:14 4.3 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Pakistan Feb 23 08:49 4.5 10 MAP
    USGS Shahdadkot, Pakistan Feb 23 08:49 4.3 30 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Feb 23 08:49 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Pakistan Feb 22 03:36 4.4 94 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-pakistan Border Region Feb 15 00:13 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Feb 01 12:47 4.1 10 MAP
  • Hasan Abdal - almost 2 minutes
  • GEOFON Pakistan Feb 01 12:47 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Jan 31 18:39 4.1 10 MAP
  • Peshawar - Yesterday at near time to Asar Nimaz I was felt that the earth is shaking but as I saw to the widows and fans on walls and up in the floor I understand that its earth quake to the Date: January 01/2018. Time not remember.
  • sargohdha - Weak shaking
  • Brla lasbela - Very weak shaking
  • karachi - Light shaking
  • GEOFON Pakistan Jan 31 18:39 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Jan 31 05:57 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kashmir - The earthquake was of high magnitude It jolted Kashmir valley. It jolted around 12:45
  • Sialkot - Strong shaking
  • islamabad - it was terrifying
  • GEOFON Pakistan Jan 31 04:58 4.8 10 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Jan 31 04:58 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-pakistan Border Region Jan 30 10:44 3.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Bagh, Pakistan Dec 25 23:51 4.1 26 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Dec 25 23:51 4.1 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-pakistan Border Region Dec 20 15:05 3.9 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Khuzdar, Pakistan Dec 06 23:41 5.3 10 MAP
  • gujrat - windows shattering
  • GEOFON Pakistan Dec 06 23:41 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Pakistan Nov 07 18:58 4.9 10 MAP
  • Nushki - At 12 am while sleeping i felt earth quick and noises of door due to earth quick by grace of almighty allah it was a litter week no any dimage occured
  • GEOFON Pakistan Nov 07 18:58 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kalat, Pakistan Nov 07 18:58 5.0 16 MAP
    USGS Barishal, Pakistan Oct 25 21:02 4.5 35 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Turbat, Pakistan Sep 23 15:54 4.3 45 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Pakistan Sep 23 15:53 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Iran-pakistan Border Region Sep 14 13:17 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Southwestern Pakistan Sep 14 13:17 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Dajal, Pakistan Sep 05 22:41 4.4 29 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Sep 05 22:41 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Rawalpindi, Pakistan Aug 27 12:24 4.6 30 MAP
  • Rawalpindi - I WAS WORKING ON MY COMPUTER WHEN I FEEL EARTH QUAKE
  • district haripur hazara - When that time came earthquake I am in district haripur hazara,,, at that time I was in superb area near islambad and haripur mountains.. when earhquake came I feel very dangerous voice in the earth, this type of voice is different for past earhquake voice ,,,, ,,, the earth
  • Abbottabad - I felt shaking around 11'o clock.
  • EMSC Pakistan Aug 27 12:24 4.6 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Datta - It lasted about 10 secs. Nothing is damaged everythings fine
  • EMSC Pakistan Aug 13 08:36 4.1 30 MAP
    USGS Surab, Pakistan Aug 13 08:36 4.1 26 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Southwestern Pakistan Jul 27 14:13 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Panjgur, Pakistan Jul 09 11:35 4.7 48 MAP
    GEOFON Southwestern Pakistan Jul 09 11:35 4.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Southwestern Pakistan Jul 09 11:35 4.7 49 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Off Coast Of Pakistan Jul 08 22:13 4.1 10 MAP

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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