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Deadly Aftershock Strikes NNE of Awaran, Pakistan

Posted by feww on September 28, 2013

M6.8 strikes at a depth of 14.8km near Awaran

The quake has killed at least a dozen people and injured more than two dozen others, after it destroyed several houses in Nokjo district of Awaran, Baluchistan, according to early reports.

Meantime, death toll from an earlier earthquake that struck the region on September 24 has reached 515, with about 1,000 others injured, according to local officials.

The earlier quake, which was followed by several  significant aftershocks, destroyed thousands of homes in villages near the epicenter, affecting more than 300,000 people in the sparsely populated region.

This earthquake was an aftershock which occurred approximately 30 km to the NNE of the September 24, 2013 M7.7 event, according to USGS/EHP.

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EQ Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Enhanced by FIRE-EARTH Blog.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]

  • Event Time: 2013-09-28 07:34UTC
  • Epicenter: 27.263°N, 65.587°E
  • Depth: 14.8km (9.2mi)
  • Nearby Cities
    • 96km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan
    • 135km NNW of Bela, Pakistan
    • 811km ENE of Muscat, Oman

Tectonic Summary

The September 28, 2013 M6.8 earthquake in south-central Pakistan occurred as the result of oblique-strike-slip motion at shallow crustal depths. This earthquake is an aftershock located approximately 30 km to the north-northeast of the September 24, 2013 M7.7 event, which struck with a similar faulting mechanism. As with the September 24 event, the September 28 earthquake mechanism and location are consistent with rupture within the Eurasia plate above the Makran subduction zone. The event occurred within the transition zone between northward subduction of the Arabia plate beneath the Eurasia plate and northward collision of the India plate with the Eurasia plate. … Makran subduction zone has produced large devastating earthquakes and tsunamis. Read more…

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Global Deluge: 1,000 Dead or Injured in Pakistan Flash Floods

Posted by feww on August 21, 2013

Extreme monsoon rains, flash floods Kill more than 120, injure 900 in Pakistan

Widespread flash flooding triggered by extreme rain events have left at least 1,000  people dead or injured since the beginning of August.

The extreme rains have flooded 1,746 villages, affecting about 550,000 people, destroying more than 11,000 homes, ruining 412,083 acres of standing crops and killing 4,555 livestock, according to the country’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Floods have displaced an estimated 100,000 people, and destroyed much of the infrastructure in the affected regions.

The worst affected regions are the eastern Punjab province, southern Sindh province, northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and southwest Baluchistan province.

The authorities have warned about the outbreak of waterborne epidemic diseases in the affected regions.

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Extreme Monsoon Rain Affects Millions in Pakistan

Posted by feww on September 30, 2012


[September 30, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. 

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,263 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History


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Thousands killed or injured, five million affected in Pakistan’s extreme monsoon flooding

Extreme monsoon flooding in Pakistan has left about 500 dead, thousands injured, hundrdes of thousands displaced and 5 million others affected.

  • Floodwaters have submerged vast areas in Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces since August, killing about 250 people in Sindh province alone, reports said.
  • The victims affected by the mega flooding include 1.4 million children who are “experiencing devastating flooding for the second or third time over the past three years, and these new floods have disrupted their recovery,” said UNICEF.

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Cyclone Phet Killed 22 in Pakistan and India

Posted by feww on June 7, 2010

Heavy rains brought by cyclone Phet damaged more than 50 villages across Pakistan, killing 17, with 5 more lives lost in India

Cyclone Phet, reduced to a tropical storm after second landfall, left thousands of people homeless in Pakistan. More than 300mm of rain in Baluchistan destroyed about 1,000 homes. Many people were injured.

More than 10,000 houses were damaged in Gwadar and Jiwani, Pakistan, according to reports. The storm also affected Karachi’s power system plunging about 60 percent of the Pakistan’s largest city and financial capital into darkness.

Amena Baloch holds her child after their shabby house was flattened by torrential rains in Karachi, Pakistan on Sunday, June 6, 2010. Many mud-houses collapsed and roads were washed away.  Image: AP. Image may be subject to copyright. See Fire Earth Fair Use Notice.

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