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 centred
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
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC/PDE), Golden, USA.
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