Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 43 km east of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 09:13 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
5 Dec 11:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 52 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2019 09:13:46 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.42°N / 95.7°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) W of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) WNW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WNW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) W of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) WNW of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||10 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||EMSC|
|M 4.8||11 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
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