Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 52 km southeast of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 24 March 2020 at 15:01 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
24 Mar 15:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2020 15:01:35 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.18°N / 95.63°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) W of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) WNW of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||18 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|M 4.4||10 km||Nicobar Islands, India Region||EMSC|
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