Moderate earthquake in the Kashmir (India) and Pakistan border area

FINAL UPDATE 17:36 AM UTC : After screening Pakistani and India services we can conclude that this moderate earthquake was without any serious damage or injuries.  We have to tell our readers that the epicenter is located in a conflict border zone which is claimed by both Pakistan and … [Read more...]

Understanding the Pakistan January 19 Magnitude 7.2 earthquake

The depth of this earthquake was 84 km so fortunately the violence of ground shaking was strong but not as severe as it would have been for a shallower earthquake of the same magnitude. For example, the ground shaking expected at the epicenter of the January 18, 2011 earthquake was about one-fourth … [Read more...]

In memory of the victims of August 28, 19XX - Taiwan, Greece, Mexico and Pakistan

M 7.2   28-08-1916    Taiwan Depth 5 km - killing 16 people The Nantou earthquakes consisted of four main damaging quakes and dozens of smaller quakes which were not so damaging. The first major quake, on August 28, 1916, was the strongest at magnitude 6.8, but the hypocentre was relatively … [Read more...]

Earthquakes list August 17, 2010

Useful information to read this daily earthquake list This earthquake list covers minor and major earthquakes in the world. If a more detailed page is present, the earthquake line will be linked to the detailed page. For your comfort, we will provide in most cases Google Satellite Map links to … [Read more...]

Afghanistan “ M 4.7 “ Light and deep earthquake in Hindukush area

Earthquake Report comment : Very deep earthquake = none to limited shaking Most important Earthquake Data: Sunday, August 01, 2010 at 04:04:56 AM at epicenter Depth (Hypocenter) : 208 km Geolocation(s) : 75 km (45 miles) SSW of Faizabad, Afghanistan 150 km (95 miles) WNW of Chitral, Pakistan 155 … [Read more...]