Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 96km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan on Saturday, 28 September 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.8 - Awārān District, 118 km a sud ovest da Khuzdar, Pakistan, sabato, 28 settembre 2013

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del M 7.7 terremoto: Awārān District, 141 km a sud ovest da Khuzdar, Pakistan Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:29 che si è verificato 4 giorni prima.
Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.8 - Awārān District, 118 km a sud ovest da Khuzdar, Pakistan, sabato, 28 settembre 2013

Strong magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 15 km depth

28 Sep 07:51 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 17 minuti.
Data & ora: 28 Sep 2013 07:34:07 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:34:07
Magnitudine: 6.8
Profondità: 14.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.2628°N / 65.5865°E (Awārān District, Balochistan, Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km OSO da Khuzdar (pop: 141,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
136 km NNO da Bela (pop: 20,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
148 km S da Kharan (pop: 30,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
192 km NNO da Uthal (pop: 16,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
220 km SSO da Kalat (pop: 26,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
225 km ONO da Dadu (Sindh) (pop: 139,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
238 km OSO da Shahdad Kot (Sindh) (pop: 75,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
241 km O da Kambar (Sindh) (pop: 77,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
303 km NNO da Karachi (Sindh) (pop: 11,624,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
347 km NO da Hyderabad (Sindh) (pop: 1,386,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.715 kmPakistanGFZ
M 6.815 km96km NNE of Awaran, PakistanUSGS
M 7.0 kmNW of Karachi, PakistanGeoAu
M 6.742 kmPakistanBMKG

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Sharjad, UAE / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
karachi / Weak shaking (MMI III) : This weeks 2nd earthquake !
N2706.595,E06754.310. Mehar baleeshah pakistan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I were at my school chair and table was shaked and all student may be out of classes and the shakes end after 2 minites very horrified situation was...
Mehar pakistan / Weak shaking (MMI III) : i was at my school my table and chair shakes quickly and all student may be out and feel it well
Abu Dahbi, UAE / not felt
jaipur (1007.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : At around 1.12 IST I was reading and my couch shook fr like 4 seconds
Karachi, Nursery Shahra-e-Faisal next to Faran Hot / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Dammam / Light shaking (MMI IV)
karachi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was making sweet love to my wife Ayesha, and right as I was about to come, the earthquake hit... it totally killed the mood.
Noida, India (1166.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The tremors were felt around 1.00 pm IST. they were at a gap of 5 seconds approx. No damage noted.
multan, pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Karachi, Pakistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was in the Office in Karachi, Pakistan. We felt the Strong shocks in the afternoon aroun 12:40 p.m. There were Around 400 people in the building. and we quickly Evacuate the Building.
gurgaon / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
dadu, sindh pakistan (325.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
New Delhi, India (1159.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt movement while sitting on my chair. Water started moving in water container. Slight shaking of ceiling fans.
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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - Awārān District, 118 km southwest of Khuzdar, Khuzdār, Balochistan, Pakistan, on Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:34:07
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