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M5.0 Kachi Plain Earthquake, 2011

Date:

23 December 2011

Epicentre:

W of Dera Murad Jamali

Time:

12:02:06 UTC (17:02:06 PST)

Latitude:

28.933 N (PDE)

Longitude:

68.332 E (PDE)

Depth:

34 kms (PDE)

Magnitude:

Mb=5.0 (PDE)

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A strong earthquake (M5.0-5.9 termed as "strong") occurred in the Kachi Plain in Baluchistan, Pakistan, on 23 December 2011 at 17:02:06 PM local time in Pakistan. It had a magnitude of Mb=5.0 and caused minor damage in the district of Nasirabad.

This earthquake was centre
d 10 kms W of Dera Murad Jamali (Baluchistan), Pakistan,
30 kms S of Bellpat (Baluchistan), Pakistan,
49.3 kms ENE of Khairpur (Baluchistan), Pakistan,
73.7 kms N of Jacobabad (Sindh), Pakistan,
81.5 kms SSE of Sibi (Baluchistan), Pakistan,
154 kms N of Larkana (Sindh), Pakistan,
191 kms SE of Quetta (Baluchistan), Pakistan,
200 kms WNW of Rahimyar Khan (Punjab), Pakistan,
473 kms NNE of Karachi (Sindh), Pakistan.

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Severe tremors were felt in the Nasirabad district in Baluchistan, Pakistan. Window panes, doors and windows were broken at many places. People were frightened and ran outdoors reciting the Kalma-e Tayyaba or fired rifle shots in the air. Tremors were felt at Chattar, Dera Murad Jamali, Manjhoti, Manjho Shori, Mir Hassan, Nautal, Phuleji and Tamboo. This earthquake was also felt at Bolan, Jafrabad, Sibi and Quetta.


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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