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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Halmahera, Indonesia on Saturday, 30 September 2017

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Halmahera, Indonesia on Saturday, 30 September 2017
Sep 30 10:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Date & time: Sat, 30 Sep 10:30:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.99°N / 128.8°E
Nearest volcano: Dukono (108 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 30 Sep
Sat, 30 Sep 10:30 UTCM 5.2 / 40 km5.2 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 30 Sep 10:30 UTCM 5.2 / 37.7 km- 87km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 1 Oct
Sun, 1 Oct 22:48 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info]Hiri (24 km)3.2 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 2 Oct
Mon, 2 Oct 02:22 UTCM 3.0 / 3 km - [info]Jailolo (11 km)3.0 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 2 Oct 14:08 UTCM 4.2 / 67 km - [info] (128 km)Northern Molucca Sea[Map]GFZ
Tue, 3 Oct
Tue, 3 Oct 15:01 UTCM 3.0 / 9 km - [info]Jailolo (6 km)3.0 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct (7 earthquakes)
Thu, 5 Oct 03:05 UTCM 2.8 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (5 km)2.8 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 04:01 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (7 km)3.2 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 04:59 UTCM 3.0 / 1 km - [info]Jailolo (6 km)3.0 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 12:34 UTCM 3.7 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (21 km)3.7 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 13:04 UTCM 3.6 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (11 km)3.6 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 13:32 UTCM 3.3 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (2 km)3.3 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Oct 23:11 UTCM 3.7 / 4 km - [info]Jailolo (19 km)3.7 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 6 Oct
Fri, 6 Oct 01:20 UTCM 3.1 / 13 km - [info]Jailolo (6 km)3.1 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 6 Oct 01:30 UTCM 2.7 / 2 km - [info]Jailolo (4 km)2.7 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 6 Oct 04:23 UTCM 3.1 / 1 km - [info]Jailolo (8 km)3.1 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 8 Oct
Sun, 8 Oct 04:11 UTCM 3.6 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (25 km)3.6 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 8 Oct 04:59 UTCM 3.5 / 5 km - [info] (45 km)3.5 MOLUCCA SEA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 8 Oct 06:54 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (10 km)3.2 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 8 Oct 14:26 UTCM 3.1 / 2 km - [info]Jailolo (6 km)3.1 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 13 Oct
Fri, 13 Oct 15:02 UTCM 4.9 / 29.4 km - [info] (50 km)- 62km ENE of Ternate, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Ubud / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Fri, 13 Oct 15:02 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (33 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 9 Nov
Thu, 9 Nov 00:29 UTCM 4.6 / 118.7 km - [info] (58 km)- 79km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 9 Nov 03:11 UTCM 5.2 / 110 km - [info] (72 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Jimbaran, Bali / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Wake up from sleeping
(263.4 km SE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Thu, 9 Nov 03:11 UTCM 5.8 / 120 km - [info] (63 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 10 Nov
Fri, 10 Nov 15:00 UTCM 4.8 / 200 km - [info] (90 km)HALMAHERA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 10 Nov 15:01 UTCM 4.5 / 158 km - [info] (95 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 18 Nov
Sat, 18 Nov 16:07 UTCM 5.9 / 20.3 km - [info] (71 km)- 73km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 18 Nov 16:07 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (76 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Ranau (1342.4 km WNW from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Sat, 18 Nov 18:36 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 18 Nov 19:13 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (79 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 19 Nov
Sun, 19 Nov 03:15 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (73 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 19 Nov 13:12 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (105 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 19 Nov 13:12 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (71 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 20 Nov
Mon, 20 Nov 10:43 UTCM 4.6 / 100 km - [info] (36 km)Halmahera, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 20 Nov 10:43 UTCM 4.7 / 106.3 km - [info] (38 km)- 71km W of Tobelo, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 5 Dec
Tue, 5 Dec 12:14 UTCM 5.2 / 53 km - [info] (121 km)Northern Molucca Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 5 Dec 12:27 UTCM 4.7 / 60 km - [info] (118 km)Northern Molucca Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 6 Dec
Wed, 6 Dec 23:58 UTCM 4.1 / 117.9 km - [info] (74 km)- 98km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sun, 17 Dec
Sun, 17 Dec 15:53 UTCM 4.7 / 30.9 km - [info] (63 km)- 64km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 20 Dec
Wed, 20 Dec 02:55 UTCM 3.2 / 5 km - [info]Jailolo (7 km)3.2 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 26 Dec
Tue, 26 Dec 13:57 UTCM 4.5 / 117 km - [info] (42 km)- 75km W of Tobelo, Indonesia[Map]USGS

 

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