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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Thursday, 12 July 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Thursday, 12 July 2018
Date & time: Thu, 12 Jul 20:10:52 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.6°S / 130.82°E
Nearest volcano: Serua (171 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 12 Jul
Thu, 12 Jul 20:10 UTCM 4.5 / 70 km4.5 KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 12 Jul 20:10 UTCM 4.6 / 43.3 km- 107km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 14 Jul
Sat, 14 Jul 01:55 UTCM 4.9 / 135 km - [info] (56 km)Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 22 Jul
Sun, 22 Jul 13:42 UTCM 4.3 / 111.6 km - [info] (82 km)- 231km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Wed, 25 Jul
Wed, 25 Jul 20:13 UTCM 5.1 / 132 km - [info] (41 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Darwin (609.6 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Darwin, NT, Australia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(613.7 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking): Small and only lasted for about 2 seconds (via app)
Wed, 25 Jul 20:40 UTCM 5.0 / 128 km - [info] (59 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Grass Valley, CA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): MY HUSBAND AS SLEEPING, IT WOKE HIM, HE WAS VERY CONCERNED. I WAS STANDING IN THE KITCHEN, FLOOR FELT AS IF I WAS STANDING ON A "SEE-SAW".
(595 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Fri, 10 Aug
Fri, 10 Aug 10:54 UTCM 4.6 / 150 km - [info] (45 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 26 Aug
Sun, 26 Aug 04:21 UTCM 4.2 / 85.4 km - [info] (68 km)- 263km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 26 Aug 12:57 UTCM 4.5 / 152 km - [info]Wurlali (25 km)KEPULAUAN BARAT DAYA, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Amlapura / not felt
Ubud / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sat, 22 Sep
Sat, 22 Sep 06:33 UTCM 4.9 / 37 km - [info] (183 km)KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 22 Sep 19:16 UTCM 4.6 / 95 km - [info] (91 km)Banda Sea
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 27 Sep
Thu, 27 Sep 05:29 UTCM 5.2 / 66 km - [info] (145 km)Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia
[Map]
GFZ
Teluk Intan ,Perak ,Malaysia (3556.3 km WNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): As I was on the bed late evening( around 5:30 pm local time )I felt like very light earthquake. I have experience going through stronger earthquakes. So I can say i felt it and my friend near me felt it too. Is it possible?
Sat, 20 Oct
Sat, 20 Oct 17:29 UTCM 4.1 / 101 km - [info]- 157km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia[Map]USGS
Sat, 3 Nov
Sat, 3 Nov 19:41 UTCM 4.0 / 135.8 km - [info] (41 km)- 250km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 25 Nov
Sun, 25 Nov 09:40 UTCM 5.0 / 107 km - [info]Banda Sea[Map]GFZ
Sun, 2 Dec
Sun, 2 Dec 23:38 UTCM 4.7 / 222 km - [info]Teon (18 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 3 Dec
Mon, 3 Dec 06:04 UTCM 4.9 / 155 km - [info] (36 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
jayapura (1330.9 km ENE from epicenter) / MMI IX (Violent shaking): i died
Mon, 3 Dec 17:17 UTCM 4.6 / 146 km - [info] (48 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 4 Dec
Tue, 4 Dec 14:12 UTCM 4.6 / 194 km - [info] BANDA SEA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 4 Dec 22:45 UTCM 4.8 / 184 km - [info] (67 km)KEPULAUAN BABAR, INDONESIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 11 Dec
Tue, 11 Dec 10:30 UTCM 4.2 / 136 km - [info] (123 km)KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC

 

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