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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia on Friday, 3 August 2018
Aug 3 05:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 84.0 to 63.0 km.
Depth: 63.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.27°S / 132.69°E
Nearest volcano: Manuk
Primary data source: GFZ
Date & time: Fri, 3 Aug 05:42:16 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
"I felt it" reports:
(710 km SSW from epicenter) [Map]
/ MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Map||Source|
|Sun, 2 Sep 2018|
|Sun, 2 Sep 04:11 UTC||M 4.8 / 111 km - [info]||Banda Sea||[Map]||GFZ|
|Thu, 20 Sep 2018|
|Thu, 20 Sep 16:36 UTC||M 4.2 / 51.3 km - [info]||- 72km WSW of Tual, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Thu, 27 Sep 2018|
|Thu, 27 Sep 05:29 UTC||M 5.2 / 66 km - [info]||Tanimbar Islands Reg., Indonesia||[Map]||GFZ|
|Sun, 2 Dec 2018|
|Sun, 2 Dec 20:37 UTC||M 4.2 / 47 km - [info]||KEPULAUAN KAI, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Tue, 4 Dec 2018|
|Tue, 4 Dec 17:46 UTC||M 4.1 / 55.3 km - [info]||- 99km WNW of Tual, Indonesia||[Map]||USGS|
|Tue, 11 Dec 2018|
|Tue, 11 Dec 10:30 UTC||M 4.2 / 136 km - [info]||KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Wed, 19 Dec 2018|
|Wed, 19 Dec 10:23 UTC||M 3.9 / 10 km - [info]|| BANDA SEA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Sat, 22 Dec 2018|
|Sat, 22 Dec 17:50 UTC||M 3.8 / 121 km - [info]||KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
|Mon, 31 Dec 2018|
|Mon, 31 Dec 00:41 UTC||M 4.5 / 147 km - [info]||KEP. TANIMBAR REGION, INDONESIA||[Map]||EMSC|
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Ethiopia and the Danakil
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Volcano Calendar 2017
: We're proud to present our 2017 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.