1997 Harnai earthquake

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1997 Harnai earthquake
1997 Harnai earthquake is located in Pakistan
1997 Harnai earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
Date * February 27, 1997 (UTC)
Local date
Local time
Magnitude Mw 7.0
Depth 33 km
Epicenter 29°58′34″N 68°12′29″E / 29.976°N 68.208°E / 29.976; 68.208
Casualties 57
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The 1997 Harnai earthquake occurred on February 27 at 21:08 UTC near Harnai, Pakistan. It was an Mw 7.0 earthquake and was felt throughout much of central Balochistan.[1] The earthquake was caused by the collision between the Indian Plate and the Eurasian Plate.[2]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2015-02-15. 
  2. ^ http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/LCSN/Eq/Global/E970227/ev.html

External links

  • The International Seismological Centre has a bibliography and/or authoritative data for this event.
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