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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 1 March 2018

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 1 March 2018
Date & time: Thu, 1 Mar 03:17:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.9°N / 98.7°E
Nearest volcano: Lubukraya (86 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
(1202.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): i watch tv andthe remote is shaking (via app)
(1179 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 2 Mar
Fri, 2 Mar 08:21 UTCM 4.5 / 121 km - [info]Helatoba-Tarutung (21 km)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 29 Mar
Thu, 29 Mar 03:33 UTCM 4.7 / 94 km - [info] (62 km)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 May 03:21 UTCM 5.2 / 23.4 km - [info] (216 km)- 146km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Tue, 29 May 03:22 UTCM 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 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]Sorikmarapi (25 km)- 58km SSE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 21 Jun 19:54 UTCM 4.0 / 35 km - [info] (173 km)- 161km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 27 Jun
Wed, 27 Jun 11:38 UTCM 4.8 / 27 km - [info] (222 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 7 Jul
Sat, 7 Jul 22:25 UTCM 4.2 / 50.2 km - [info] (124 km)- Nias region, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Mon, 30 Jul
Mon, 30 Jul 13:34 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (144 km)- 139km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 5 Aug
Sun, 5 Aug 05:17 UTCM 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 UTCM 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 UTCM 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 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (270 km)Off West Coast of Northern Sumatra
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 23 Sep
Sun, 23 Sep 10:57 UTCM 4.6 / 66 km - [info] (94 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 28 Sep
Fri, 28 Sep 09:20 UTCM 4.6 / 35 km - [info] (249 km)- Nias region, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 22:12 UTCM 4.7 / 127 km - [info]Helatoba-Tarutung (23 km)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 17 Nov
Sat, 17 Nov 10:41 UTCM 4.7 / 76.1 km - [info] (94 km)- 90km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
(432.8 km NE from epicenter) / not felt: So far away. (via app)
Wed, 28 Nov
Wed, 28 Nov 17:08 UTCM 4.9 / 186 km - [info]Sibualbuali (30 km)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 28 Nov 17:08 UTCM 4.6 / 175.7 km - [info]Sibualbuali (29 km)- 36km NE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 29 Nov
Thu, 29 Nov 20:18 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (290 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
(403.9 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Thu, 29 Nov 20:21 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (277 km)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Magelang / MMI II (Very weak shaking): jast weird, very far from here but it felt i from here @ central of javacendamn T9
Magelang (1690 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): felt it so soft, i think very shaking @ the epicenter (via app)
Padang (388.8 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Fri, 30 Nov
Fri, 30 Nov 02:44 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]NIAS REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 30 Nov 05:21 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info] (101 km)NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sambala / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sat, 1 Dec
Sat, 1 Dec 15:23 UTCM 4.2 / 29 km - [info]NIAS REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 1 Dec 15:26 UTCM 4.4 / 95 km - [info] (289 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 1 Dec 18:14 UTCM 4.6 / 28 km - [info] (300 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 4 Dec
Tue, 4 Dec 22:29 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (274 km)Northern Sumatra, Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 4 Dec 22:37 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (252 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 4 Dec 23:57 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]NIAS REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Dec
Wed, 5 Dec 00:04 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (283 km)NIAS REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 11 Dec
Tue, 11 Dec 12:47 UTCM 5.0 / 20.9 km - [info] (224 km)- 150km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia
I FELT IT
[Map]
USGS

 

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