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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 28 May 2017

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Sunday, 28 May 2017
Date & time: Sun, 28 May 21:54:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.15°N / 97.16°E
Nearest volcano: Kembar (65 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 28 May
Sun, 28 May 21:54 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km4.6 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(176.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(180 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(Indonesia) (185 km E from epicenter)(no details): Kinda 2-3 second quake (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 11 Oct
Wed, 11 Oct 09:22 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (48 km)- 56km NE of Meulaboh, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 17 Oct
Tue, 17 Oct 13:30 UTCM 4.6 / 50 km - [info] (134 km)- 49km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 8 Dec
Fri, 8 Dec 17:37 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (61 km)5.0 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC

 

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