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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - MOLUCCA SEA on Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - MOLUCCA SEA on Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Date & time: Wed, 6 Dec 23:40:03 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.8°S / 125.17°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Ambang (191 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Dec
Mon, 18 Dec 15:09 UTCM 4.9 / 141 km - [info] (135 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi[Map]GFZ
Mon, 1 Jan
Mon, 1 Jan 00:52 UTCM 4.6 / 126 km - [info] (137 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi[Map]GFZ
Tue, 2 Jan
Tue, 2 Jan 17:47 UTCM 4.4 / 134.2 km - [info] (132 km)- 44km SE of Bilungala, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Fri, 26 Jan
Fri, 26 Jan 10:43 UTCM 5.3 / 8 km - [info] (102 km)Southern Molucca Sea
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 26 Jan 10:43 UTCM 5.2 / 34 km - [info] (91 km)Southern Molucca Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 2 Feb
Fri, 2 Feb 00:20 UTCM 5.5 / 67 km - [info] (137 km)Southern Molucca Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 4 Mar
Sun, 4 Mar 03:10 UTCM 5.3 / 46 km - [info] (189 km)Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi[Map]GFZ
Tue, 13 Mar
Tue, 13 Mar 23:13 UTCM 4.5 / 50.5 km - [info] (80 km)- 110km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 2 Apr
Mon, 2 Apr 19:45 UTCM 4.4 / 40.8 km - [info] (192 km)- 70km NE of Luwuk, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sun, 22 Apr
Sun, 22 Apr 05:46 UTCM 4.2 / 43.4 km - [info] (177 km)- 156km NNE of Dofa, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 5 Jun
Tue, 5 Jun 14:16 UTCM 4.5 / 60.9 km - [info] (110 km)- 92km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 11 Jul
Wed, 11 Jul 08:22 UTCM 4.9 / 68.4 km - [info] (106 km)- 94km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS

 

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