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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.5 FLORES REGION, INDONESIA on Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 4.5  FLORES REGION, INDONESIA on Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Date & time: Tue, 27 Dec 14:34:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 177.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.42°S / 121.74°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Paluweh (12 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 27 Dec
Tue, 27 Dec 14:34 UTCM 4.5 / 183 kmFlores Region, Indonesia[Map]GFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 30 Dec
Fri, 30 Dec 08:24 UTCM 4.6 / 118 km - [info] (78 km)TIMOR REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 2 Jan
Mon, 2 Jan 19:25 UTCM 5.2 / 204 km - [info] (50 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GeoAu
Thu, 19 Jan
Thu, 19 Jan 22:54 UTCM 4.7 / 189 km - [info] (52 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 3 Feb
Fri, 3 Feb 10:47 UTCM 4.7 / 172 km - [info]Paluweh (22 km) - off Flores Island, IndonesiaFlores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 17 Mar
Fri, 17 Mar 18:23 UTCM 4.5 / 195.9 km - [info] (31 km)- 2km NNW of Malabai, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 18:13 UTCM 4.3 / 142.2 km - [info]Egon (12 km)- Flores region, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 28 Apr
Fri, 28 Apr 05:00 UTCM 4.5 / 113.7 km - [info] (50 km)- 45km SE of Watubuku, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 1 May
Mon, 1 May 05:36 UTCM 4.5 / 187 km - [info]Inielika (24 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 1 Jun 18:44 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Paluweh (16 km) - off Flores Island, IndonesiaFlores Region, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Jul
Tue, 4 Jul 09:25 UTCM 5.0 / 198 km - [info]Egon (18 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 9 Aug
Wed, 9 Aug 21:30 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (87 km)Flores Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 9 Oct 22:23 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Lewotolo (8 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 9 Oct 22:24 UTCM 5.1 / 60 km - [info] (52 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu
Wolvega, Netherland (12633.4 km ESE from epicenter) / not felt
Kabupaten Lembata Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia (70.7 km N from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Kabupaten Lembata Nusa Tenggara Timur Indonesia (70.7 km N from epicenter) / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
IMG-201710... .jpg (public domain)
Tue, 10 Oct
Tue, 10 Oct 23:10 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]Lewotolo (7 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Canggu bali / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kotabaru,lewoleba tengah.kec.nubatukan kab.Lembata (15.8 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Thu, 19 Oct
Thu, 19 Oct 01:20 UTCM 5.1 / 210 km - [info] (55 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 10 Nov
Fri, 10 Nov 03:31 UTCM 4.5 / 163 km - [info] (32 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ

 

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