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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Aru Islands Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Aru Islands Region, Indonesia on Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Date & time: Wed, 14 Feb 00:05:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.06°S / 133.76°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Manuk (388 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 5 May
Sat, 5 May 16:22 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (360 km)Aru Islands Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
(77.2 km E from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sat, 5 May 16:22 UTCM 5.1 / 200 km - [info] (359 km)Aru Islands Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu
london / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tue, 29 May
Tue, 29 May 15:12 UTCM 4.7 / 20 km - [info] (278 km)KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 1 Jun
Fri, 1 Jun 07:16 UTCM 4.7 / 59 km - [info] (232 km)Aru Islands Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 22 Jun
Fri, 22 Jun 00:03 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (208 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Nusa dua / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Bali / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fri, 3 Aug
Fri, 3 Aug 05:42 UTCM 5.6 / 63 km - [info] (278 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
(710 km SSW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Fri, 3 Aug 08:31 UTCM 5.1 / 40.6 km - [info] (408 km)Aru Islands Region, Indonesia
[Map]
GeoAu

 

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