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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 18 October 2018

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 18 October 2018
18 Oct 04:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Oct 18 04:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 18 October 2018 04:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.67°N / 96.15°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Peuet Sague (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) N of Meulaboh (pop: 35,100)
63 km (39 mi) SW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400)
82 km (51 mi) SE of Sigli (pop: 17,500)
125 km (77 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
133 km (82 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
1696 km (1054 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 18 Oct 04:29 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
Thu, 18 Oct 04:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km4.8 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
18/10/2018 11:29:04 WIB (18 Oct 04:29:04 UTC)M 5.3 / 10 kmLhokseumawe (3 MMI)BMKG
2018-10-18 11:29:03 +07:00 (18 Oct 04:29:03 UTC)M 4.9 / 9.4 km- 54km SSW of Reuleuet, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Amed, bali / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 18 Oct 2018 04:29

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 18 October 2018
 

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