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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Western Australia on Friday, 12 October 2018

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Western Australia on Friday, 12 October 2018
Date & time: Fri, 12 Oct 16:31:29 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.37°S / 116.77°E
Nearest volcano: Newer Volcanics Province (2336 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 12 Oct
Fri, 12 Oct 16:31 UTCM 4.6 / 5.8 kmLake Muir area,WA[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 12 Oct 16:31 UTCM 4.7 / 6 km4.7 WESTERN AUSTRALIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 12 Oct 16:31 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km- 63km ESE of Manjimup, Australia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
Bridgetown / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was lying in bed reading at 12.30am when the bed started rocking and the metal bed head was banging on the wall. Movement only lasted maybe 15 seconds but I could still hear the earth growling for a while longer. I am in Bridgetown,WA.
6253 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sleeping and woke up to what I thought was a loud bang. Thought large kangaroo hit house.
Bayonet Head / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken from sleep
Albany / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up to the bed vibrating and objects on the dressing table rattling, only lasted several seconds.
Dunsborough / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt bed moving and heard rumbling noise. Only lasted say 10 seconds.
(174.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Had just gone to bed and fekt the bed shake. Only lasted about 10 seconds. (via app)
WA~MOUNT MELVILLE, ALBANY (123.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke us up. Heard items rattling around us. Lasted at least 5 seconds.
Quinninup (62.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Glass in window panes rattled. Felt movement which through the house/ coming from under the house. It lasted 20-30 seconds. Loud long grumbling sound.
Perth (298.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Scotsdale / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kordabup (74.2 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me from sleep, felt the house shaking and heard rumbling for several seconds
Esperance / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just enough to wake me up.
Bunbury (152.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Kitchen glass cabinets shook lightly for few seconds (via app)
AUGUSTA WA / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed moved slightly
Albany / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Albany (122.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Duration approx 5 to 10 seconds. Quite noticeable, rattled the glass in cabinets.
Albany (127.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Window and couloir bond roof shook things fell out of bookcase onto floor.quiet noisy.
(75.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Shelley (272.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Lying in bed. Felt a slight wobble. (via app)
Albany (122 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Osmington, woodcote farm osmington road. / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Middleton Beach Albany WA (127 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Albany / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kendenup / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke the household including children
Albany (125.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Heavy shaking and noise for around ten seconds.
(255.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Perth (Australia) (283 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I thought I felt something! I did!! (via EMSC)
Denmark (Australia) (68 km S from epicenter)(no details): Heard the rumbling first, then felt the vibrations in bed for 15 to 20 seconds. The walls creaked for a few seconds. The rumbling came from the same direction that the last 5.6 earthquake came from. (via EMSC)
Albany (Australia) (126 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Live in a house built around 1880. Windows rattled so hard that it woke me and I’m a very sound sleeper. (via EMSC)
Perth (Australia) (282 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Just a bit of a stroke sway while sitting outside... nothing like living in Indonesia but a bit unsettling for here (via EMSC)
Augusta-Margaret River Shire (Australia) (134 km W from epicenter)(no details): Could feel bed moving (via EMSC)
Albany (Australia) (126 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Noise and strong shaking for less than ten seconds. (via EMSC)
Denmark (Australia) (87 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Bed was vibrating and the walls were creaking (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 12 Oct 16:40 UTCM 2.8 / 1.6 km - [info] (2334 km)Lake Muir area,WA
[Map]
GeoAu
Albany / MMI III (Weak shaking): House shook, windows rattled. About 12.37am
Albany / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Denmark, Western Australia / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt like aftershock e, approx 12:30AM
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