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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Poland on Thursday, 7 December 2017

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Poland on Thursday, 7 December 2017
Dec 7 17:49: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.5.
Dec 7 18:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 1.0 km.
Dec 7 18:07: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.1.
Date & time: Thu, 7 Dec 17:42:50 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.52°N / 16.1°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Vogtland volcanic area (295 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 7 Dec
Thu, 7 Dec 17:42 UTCM 4.7 / 1 km POLAND[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Dec 17:42 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km- 7km N of Polkowice, Poland[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Berlin (216.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
(282.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Raszków / not felt
Wrocław (79.9 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
(313.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
(389.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Nikomu nic się nie stało (via app)
Polkowice (Poland) (9 km S from epicenter)(no details): jebło jak skurwysyn (via EMSC)
Polkowice (Poland) (9 km S from epicenter)(no details): The whole house started to shaking. I had a feeling that it was the end of the world (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 12 Dec
Tue, 12 Dec 11:19 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info] (278 km) Poland
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ



 

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