Past and present earthquakes in the Rawalpindi area, Pakistan

This post has been created to assist people living in the area of the map below to check for nearby present and past earthquakes.

اس پوسٹ کو تخلیق کیا گیا ہے تاکہ نقشے کے علاقے میں رہنے والے لوگوں کو قریبی موجودہ اور ماضی زلزلے کی جانچ پڑتال کرنے میں مدد ملے.

Felt an earthquake today? Please tell us and click the red button! You may write in your own language.

زلزلے آج کل؟ براہ مہربانی ہمیں بتائیں اور سرخ بٹن پر کلک کریں! آپ اپنی زبان میں لکھ سکتے ہیں.

Past earthquakes in the greater epicenter area

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Southwestern Kashmir Oct 18 10:32 4.7 44 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Jhelum, Pakistan Oct 18 10:32 4.7 43 MAP
USGS Topi, Pakistan Oct 08 07:44 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS New Mirpur, Pakistan Sep 26 07:01 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Jhelum, Pakistan Sep 25 01:03 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Jhelum - It caused moderate shaking.It was for 10 or 12 seconds.My bed was lightly swinging and water in bottle was also shaking.
  • USGS New Mirpur, Pakistan Sep 24 17:35 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • swat - Light shaking
  • USGS New Mirpur, Pakistan Sep 24 11:01 5.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Sep 24 11:01 5.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • ISLAMABAD - Light shaking
  • Lahore - Moderate shaking
  • Islamabad - Weak shaking
  • hoshiarpur - Light shaking
  • Gurgaon - Moderate shaking
  • Delhi - Human lives safe
  • Noida - Felt like I was dizzy then realized the fans and chandeliers swinging (ps: this was felt on the 19th floor so i'm assuming it was amplified a little)
  • Lahore - it has been shaking for 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Ludhiana, Punjab - Mild shaking of desk and glass doors. I am on the 4th floor of a building. No damage. Lasted 10-15 seconds.
  • lahore - it was a strong but short jerk. felt around 4.00pm
  • Faisalabad - I felt - 30 to 35 seconds.
  • Gurgaon - Ceiling fans were shaking
  • Noida - Atleast 6 sec strong shaking
  • Noida - Light shaking
  • Gujranwala - It was strong and lasted for approximately 30 seconds.
  • Delhi - No damage very light shaking of curtains 20 seconds
  • islamabad - Strong shaking
  • Islamabad - Light shaking
  • Gurgaon - It was for over 12 Secs, whole Building was shaking
  • Gurgaon - Very weak shaking
  • Islamabad - No damage except i got a headache all of a sudden. It lasted strongly for like 5 to 10 seconds.
  • Jammu - Most probably for more than 30 seconds
  • Lahore - It lasted 10 sec and was very strong. Everybody is still in terror
  • Kharian , Gujrat - Very strong shaking
  • Mirpur - Very strong, roads split away
  • Noida - m on 6th floor, felt strong shaking forfew secs
  • Kharian - Very strong shaking
  • Islamabad - Moderate shaking
  • Oslo - No shaking
  • GEOFON Pakistan Sep 24 11:01 5.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Pakistan Jun 16 12:39 4.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Swat - I felt

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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) ?
    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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