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M4.9 Akara Earthquake, 2007

Date:

29 April 2007

Epicentre:

N of Akara, Balochistan

Time:

06:33:53 UTC (11:33:53 PST)

Latitude:

25.337 N (PDE)

Longitude:

62.225 E (PDE)

Depth:

28.9 kms (PDE)

Magnitude:

Mb 4.9 (PDE), 5.2 (GSR)

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A light earthquake struck the Makran Coast of Pakistan, on 29 April 2007 at 11:33 AM local time. It had a magnitude of Mb=4.9 and was felt strongly in parts of the region including Gwadur.

The earthquake was centred 5.4 kms N of Akara (Balochistan), Pakistan,
19.2 kms NNW of Gwadur (Balochistan), Pakistan,
31.6 kms SE of Suntsar (Balochistan), Pakistan,
58 kms ENE of Jiwani (Balochistan), Pakistan,
74.9 kms W of Kandasole (Balochistan), Pakistan,
121 kms W of Pasni (Balochistan), Pakistan,
163 kms E of Bandar Behesti (Sistan Va Baluchistan), Iran,
239 kms W of Ormara (Balochistan), Pakistan,
484 kms WNW of Karachi (Sindh), Pakistan.

If you felt this earthquake please take the time to fill out a felt report questionnaire. This earthquake was strongly felt at Gwadur where many people ran outdoors in panic. No damage occurred as a result of this earthquake. A small landslide occurred in the hills overlooking the new deep-water Gwadur Sea Port. Rock falls also occurred from Koh Batil to Koh Mehdi between Gwadur and Sur Banda.


References
01) National Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC/PDE), Golden, USA.
02)
Macroseismic information has been compiled by the ASC from reports by local media and local NGO personnel.

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