Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - 69km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan on Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.7 - Awārān District, 141 km a sud ovest da Khuzdar, Pakistan, martedì, 24 settembre 2013

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.7 - Awārān District, 141 km a sud ovest da Khuzdar, Pakistan, martedì, 24 settembre 2013

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 20 km depth

24 Sep 11:50 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 20 minuti.
Data & ora: 24 Sep 2013 11:29:48 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 16:29:48
Magnitudine: 7.7
Profondità: 20.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 26.9997°N / 65.5143°E (Awārān District, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km NO da Bela (pop: 20,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
141 km SO da Khuzdar (pop: 141,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km NO da Uthal (pop: 16,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
177 km S da Kharan (pop: 30,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
226 km O da Dadu (Sindh) (pop: 139,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
250 km O da Moro (Sindh) (pop: 76,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
254 km OSO da Kambar (Sindh) (pop: 77,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
269 km ENE da Turbat (pop: 75,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
281 km NNO da Karachi (Sindh) (pop: 11,624,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
337 km ONO da Hyderabad (Sindh) (pop: 1,386,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 7.642 kmPakistanGFZ
M 7.720 km PAKISTANEMSC
M 7.720 km66km NNE of Awaran, PakistanUSGS
M 7.6 kmNW of Karachi, PakistanGeoAu
M 7.527 kmPakistanBMKG

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User reports for this quake (105)

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/ Violent shaking (MMI IX)
karachi defence / Light shaking (MMI IV)
gulshan karachi (279.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ghaziabad sunc city (1189.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : some vibrations.
Oman, Muscat , Ruwi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : the floor shook on the 2nd floor of my office and we felt it lightly 2 times i think
dubai / Light shaking (MMI IV)
karachi / Weak shaking (MMI III) : very light shaking, felt table and chair moving, experienced by many people
Ahmedabad / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
dubai / not felt
Jacobabad, Sindh / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
new delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
dubai / Weak shaking (MMI III)
MUSCAT (796 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I EXPERIENCED EARTHQUAKE AT MUSCAT, OMAN AT 15:32 LOCAL OMAN TIME AT DARSHYT, RUWI, MUSCAT, OMAN. 3 FLOOR OF 5 STORIED OFFICE BUILDING WAS LITERATELY SHAKING SINCE FOR 1-2 SECONDS AND STOPPED. TABLES & CHAIRS WERE MOVED.
ahmedabad, India / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Chennai / not felt
Karachi, Pakistan (281.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was relaxing on the bed, there was a chaos at home, I told them to relax and I was cherishing the nature.
Karachi, Pakistan (281.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was having lunch on the bed with my mother & sister when we noticed the bed vibrating, we did not make any sudden movements. The vibration stopped in a couple of minutes.
Karachi / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i was in my office on 2nd floor. me and my office colleagues felt the jolt. but it was not very strong.
Dubai (1030.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : My office table was shaking a few times as well as the flowers.
noida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Karachi, Pakistan (295 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dubai (1037.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Heard creaking sounds in false ceiling on top floors.
Sharjah / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : Chandelier shaking felt on higher floor.
new delhi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was working on Computer chair and discussing with my college and I felt that my head/chair was moving left right. then I switch off the fan and after few seconds (30-40) again we felt 2nd shaking and other persons also reported in another rooms and we just came outside on 10th floor in office.
Karachi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Karachi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gulshan e Iqbal, Block 13-B (280.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dubai / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jacobabad, Pakistan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Window blinds swaying and slight queasy feeling.
DELHI / not felt
ahmedabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) : week shaking
chabahar / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Noida, UP (1176.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Karachi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : God bless us
Karachi / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
new delhi / not felt
Saravan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Karachi dha / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Al-Barsha, Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
noida, UP, India (1181.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Noida / Weak shaking (MMI III)
sharjah / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Karachi, Uni plaza, I.I. chundrigar Road / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
new delhi india / not felt
karachi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Karachi, Defenece / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tecom Dubai (1036.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : felt dizzy, lights and pictures rocking 24th story of apartment block
gurgaon / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tecom, Dubai / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dubai (1037.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Placed at the 30th floor we could see the Chandelier swaying on its own
Dubai (1037.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gurgaon / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Gurgaon India / Light shaking (MMI IV) : We felt it in gurgaon . I was in office , building was shaking for almost a minute.
ahmedabad,india / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Noida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Karachi Pakistan (278.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My office building was shaking to and fro every thing vibrates
Bangalore (2004.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
noida, india / Light shaking (MMI IV) : tremors lasted for atlease 30-45 seconds...
Gurgaon / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dubai / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Dubai, cloe to Burj Khalifa. Very light shaking.
New Challi, Karachi (201.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi, India / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi, India / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
UAE Sharjah / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
new delhi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Dubai (1056.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Placed at the 40th floor we could see the Chandelier swaying on its own. Usually our Richter Scale for detecting quakes !
Ahmedabad (835.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
delhi,india / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dubai / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ahmedabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt Earthquake in office. Fans were shaking.
Jodhpur, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Muscat / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
ras khaimah (959.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i felt it
Noida, India (1180.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bath Island, Karachi (284.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Shaheen Complex, Lahore / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Noida (2004.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was working in my office at 5th floor and suddenly feel weak shaking, i turned up my head towards hanging lights and found its shaking. I feel for appx 1/2 min and then every thing looks normal.
shah re faisal / not felt
Jaipur India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
New Delhi, India / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Karachi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
New Delhi / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Minor Shake
Clifton Block 9, Karachi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
New Delhi / Weak shaking (MMI III)
gurgaon, Haryana (1144.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : it was good
delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
U A E . Ras Al khaimah / Light shaking (MMI IV) : we felt the earth quake in Ras al khaimah. the building was shaking. for 15 to 20 second
Delhi (1165.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Connaught Place, New Delhi (1144.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
karachi malir / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ghaziabad, NCR / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia, 4668 km SE of epicenter) : I felt vibrations in my building at around 7.20pm local time here which should be about 4.20 Pakistan time. Seems like I could have felt it earlier than the reported time of the quake of 4.29pm? (reported through EMSC)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates, 1044 km W of epicenter) : Jag har kristallampor som började svaja, kändes även när man stod på golvet (reported through EMSC)
Karachi (Pakistan, 282 km SE of epicenter) : it was bit shaky although the duration was short (reported through EMSC)
Ras Al-Khaimah (United Arab Emirates, 966 km W of epicenter) : we had one not so long ago coming from iran this one was much stronger. (reported through EMSC)
Muscat (Oman, 804 km SW of epicenter) : Like dizziness (reported through EMSC)
Muscat (Oman, 804 km SW of epicenter) : Just a feel as if some one pushed my cot while i was lying in bed (reported through EMSC)
Muscat (Oman, 804 km SW of epicenter) : I EXPERIENCED EARTHQUAKE AT MUSCAT, OMAN AT 15:32 LOCAL OMAN TIME AT DARSHYT, RUWI, MUSCAT, OMAN. 3 FLOOR OF 5 STORIED BUILDING WAS LITERATELY SHAKING SINCE FOR 1-2 SECONDS AND STOPPED. (reported through EMSC)
Karachi (Pakistan, 282 km SE of epicenter) : This is high rise office block and people promptly vacated offices. (reported through EMSC)
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, 1161 km W of epicenter) : Just noticed due to the height of the building amplifying the movement- no motion felt on the ground floor (reported through EMSC)
(India, 1144 km E of epicenter) : Very little feeling of swaying, may be because I was on 16th floor (reported through EMSC)
Muscat (Oman, 806 km SW of epicenter) : Shook 4 storey office building in Muscat (reported through EMSC)
Karachi (Pakistan, 282 km SE of epicenter) : We're experiencing slight swaying almost like being dizzy. Majority of the people are experiencing this even after the Earthquake has passed (reported through EMSC)
Karachi (Pakistan, 282 km SE of epicenter) : my seat swayed, other people in the office got out and they all felt it - saw the water in the bottle move a little (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 7.7 quake Awārān District, 141 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, Tuesday, September 24, 2013 16:29:48

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (75 quakes):
  • 05 Aug 2015 23:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 2015 13:16 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Jul 2015 03:12 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Jul 2015 11:25 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 08 Jul 2015 18:42 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (44 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jun 2015 13:48 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    98 km (61 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Jun 2015 10:39 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    348 km (216 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jun 2015 07:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    387 km (240 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 May 2015 13:19 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    375 km (233 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 May 2015 14:35 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    299 km (186 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 May 2015 20:43 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    30.9 km (19.2 mi) depth
    |
    341 km (212 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Mar 2015 14:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    200 km (124 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Mar 2015 17:03 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    387 km (241 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Feb 2015 18:11 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    174 km (108 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Nov 2014 22:04 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    417 km (259 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Oct 2014 17:53 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    29 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.7 earthquake - Awārān District, 141 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 16:29:48
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