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7.8 Earthquake Slams Iran-Pakistan Border

10-degree map showing recent earthquake in the Iran/Pakistan area.

10-degree map showing recent earthquake in the Iran/Pakistan area.

A massive 7.8 earthquake has hit the border area of Iran and Pakistan on Tuesday. Here are the official details of the major incident.

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 7.8
Date-Time
Location 28.107°N, 62.053°E
Depth 82 km (51.0 miles)
Region IRAN-PAKISTAN BORDER REGION
Distances 86 km (53 miles) ESE of Khash, Iran 167 km (103 miles) NE of Iranshahr, Iran 198 km (123 miles) SE of Zahedan, Iran 237 km (147 miles) SSW of Rudbar, Afghanistan
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 2.9 km (1.8 miles)
Parameters NST=175, Nph=175, Dmin=976.3 km, Rmss=0.98 sec, Gp= 32°, M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D) Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usb000g7x7
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