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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Flores Region, Indonesia on Monday, 12 February 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Flores Region, Indonesia on Monday, 12 February 2018
Date & time: Mon, 12 Feb 02:27:14 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.213°S / 119.631°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Gilbanta (46 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 13 Apr
Fri, 13 Apr 07:22 UTCM 4.7 / 116 km - [info] (78 km)Sumbawa Region, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Tue, 24 Apr
Tue, 24 Apr 03:05 UTCM 5.0 / 168 km - [info] (39 km)Sumbawa Region, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Tue, 1 May
Tue, 1 May 06:13 UTCM 4.9 / 119 km - [info] (74 km)Sumbawa Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 7 May
Mon, 7 May 15:59 UTCM 4.5 / 93 km - [info] (80 km)4.5 SUMBAWA REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Brewer, Maine / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Very scary
Mon, 28 May
Mon, 28 May 13:57 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (57 km)4.7 SUMBA REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Gold Coast Queensland / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sun, 3 Jun
Sun, 3 Jun 21:16 UTCM 4.8 / 128 km - [info] (59 km)Sumbawa Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 25 Jun
Mon, 25 Jun 03:20 UTCM 4.8 / 184 km - [info] (51 km)Flores Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 27 Jun
Wed, 27 Jun 05:37 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Tambora (20 km)5.0 SUMBAWA REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 15 Jul
Sun, 15 Jul 14:03 UTCM 4.0 / 138.6 km - [info]Gilbanta (25 km)- 11km S of Komodo, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 26 Jul
Thu, 26 Jul 21:36 UTCM 5.0 / 95 km - [info] (36 km)Savu Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 17 Aug
Fri, 17 Aug 15:35 UTCM 6.4 / 550 km - [info] (118 km)Flores Sea
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ
(527.6 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(529.9 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(428 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(Indonesia) (538 km W from epicenter)(no details): Vibration dans les murs et les vitres qui tremblent. Suffisamment puissant pour bouger le lit et me réveiller. (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (535 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bed shacked (via EMSC)
(Indonesia) (534 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bali, Kuta. (via EMSC)
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