Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 15 km north of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 at 22:30 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 15 km north of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 3 June 2020 at 22:30 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Jun 22:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Jun 4 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Jun 4 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 6 23:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.9.
Jun 6 23:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 02:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 02:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 04:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 04:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 06:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 06:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 09:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 09:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 13:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 13:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 14:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 14:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 16:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 16:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 19:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 19:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 20:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 20:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 7 23:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 7 23:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 02:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 02:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 04:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 04:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 05:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 05:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 06:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 08:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 09:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 11:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 11:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 13:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 13:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 19:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 19:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 20:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 20:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 8 23:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 8 23:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 01:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 01:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 03:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 03:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 05:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 05:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 07:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 07:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 11:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 11:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 16:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 16:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 17:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 18:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 18:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 20:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 20:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 21:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 21:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 9 22:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 9 22:45: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 00:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 01:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 03:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 03:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 05:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 05:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 07:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 07:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 09:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 09:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 12:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 12:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 14:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 14:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 16:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 16:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 17:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Jun 10 17:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.1.
Jun 10 18:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.9.
Date & time: 3 Jun 2020 22:30:58 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.68°N / 95.33°E (Andaman Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Pulau Weh (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) N of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) S of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) WNW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) NNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WNW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) WNW of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (272 mi) WNW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) WNW of Percut (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.612 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.610 km23 km W of Banda Aceh, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.594 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (16)

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Lueng Bata (14.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I can feel the shake and roof sound.
Banda Aceh (14.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 40 km NE of epicenter) : A few one-second tremors... several more subtle ones throughout the morning as well. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 40 km NE of epicenter) : Gempanya terasa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 40 km NE of epicenter) : Nothing (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 40 km NE of epicenter) : In several minutes, everything shake. And all of the people in our employee mess wakeup early this morning because of that. (reported through EMSC)
Sabang (Indonesia, 40 km NE of epicenter) : Untuk daerah Sabang, gempanya terasa kuat banget (reported through EMSC)
Angan (Indonesia, 30 km E of epicenter) : Cukup terasaTerimakasih (reported through EMSC)
Lambaro (Indonesia, 25 km E of epicenter) : Gempa cukup terasa (reported through EMSC)
Mata Ie (Indonesia, 25 km E of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Mata Ie (Indonesia, 25 km E of epicenter) : Terasa agak kuat gempanya (reported through EMSC)
Kuta Alam (Indonesia, 24 km E of epicenter) : Sekali goyang an, berat (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 47 km NE of epicenter) : Gempanya terasa kuat (reported through EMSC)
Mata Ie (Indonesia, 29 km E of epicenter) : sedikit terasa (reported through EMSC)
Darul Imarah (Indonesia, 28 km E of epicenter) : It's trembling hard all of sudden but just in a second, it happened 3 times, the third times made a stuff fall and the water waves kinda heavy. And the wall is shaking. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 28 km E of epicenter) : Lumayan kuay (reported through EMSC)
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