Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool
and interactive map widget
is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation
. Thank you!
Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 1 March 2018
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.9°N / 98.72°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Lubukraya
Primary data source: GFZ
Date & time: Thu, 1 Mar 01:35:50 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Map||Source|
"I felt it" reports:
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Map||Source|
|Thu, 1 Mar|
|Thu, 1 Mar 03:17 UTC||M 5.3 / 84 km - [info]|| (86 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
| (1202.9 km SE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): i watch tv andthe remote is shaking (via app)|
| (1179 km SE from epicenter) / not felt (via app)|
|Thu, 1 Mar 03:17 UTC||M 5.7 / 91 km - [info]|| (59 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GeoAu|
|Fri, 2 Mar|
|Fri, 2 Mar 08:21 UTC||M 4.5 / 121 km - [info]||Helatoba-Tarutung (21 km)||NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Thu, 29 Mar|
|Thu, 29 Mar 03:33 UTC||M 4.7 / 94 km - [info]|| (62 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
|Tue, 29 May 03:21 UTC||M 5.2 / 23.4 km - [info]|| (216 km)||- 146km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Tue, 29 May 03:22 UTC||M 5.0 / 52 km - [info]|| (207 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
| (2308.5 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)|
|Thu, 21 Jun|
|Thu, 21 Jun 00:13 UTC||M 4.3 / 10 km - [info]||Sorikmarapi (25 km)||- 58km SSE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Thu, 21 Jun 19:54 UTC||M 4.0 / 35 km - [info]|| (173 km)||- 161km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Wed, 27 Jun|
|Wed, 27 Jun 11:38 UTC||M 4.8 / 27 km - [info]|| (222 km)||NIAS REGION, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Sat, 7 Jul|
|Sat, 7 Jul 22:25 UTC||M 4.2 / 50.2 km - [info]|| (124 km)||- Nias region, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Mon, 30 Jul|
|Mon, 30 Jul 13:34 UTC||M 4.9 / 35 km - [info]|| (144 km)||- 139km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Sun, 5 Aug|
|Sun, 5 Aug 05:17 UTC||M 4.4 / 35 km - [info]|| (197 km)||- 166km WSW of Sibolga, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|I live in south nias. Shook for a little while. We / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sitting down. My chair shook. Then I saw a plastic bag on the table shake and the water in the dispenser sloshed about. I asked 6 other people but they didnt feel it. Maybe they were moving|
|Thu, 16 Aug|
|Thu, 16 Aug 03:10 UTC||M 4.8 / 39 km - [info]|| (160 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
|Adelaide, ingle farm (5747.6 km SE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): I knew I felt it, I was laying in bed in the afternoon I was snoozing I felt what I would say was a moderate rumble underneath me for roughly 4 seconds then another tremble maybe a 1/4 of that strength about 2 minutes later. I looked it up and there was no report nobody believed me.|
|Bukittinggi (262.8 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)|
|Mon, 20 Aug|
|Mon, 20 Aug 10:51 UTC||M 5.2 / 20 km - [info]|| (208 km)||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
|Airport Bali / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Felt on plane about to take off and had to delay. Plane shaking side to side for about 50 seconds or more.|
|Febris Hotel Tuban / MMI V (Moderate shaking)|
|Thu, 6 Sep|
|Thu, 6 Sep 00:13 UTC||M 5.3 / 10 km - [info]|| (270 km)||Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra||[Map]||GFZ|
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres
: Much current eruption news is provided by the 9 Volcanic Ash Advisory Centres (VAAC) distributed around the globe. The VAACs provide a vital service for aviation safety.