Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 26 km north of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 18 June 2020 at 10:56 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 26 km north of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Thursday, 18 June 2020 at 10:56 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Jun 11:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
Jun 18 11:40: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.4.
Jun 18 20:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Date & time: 18 Jun 2020 10:56:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.77°N / 95.28°E (Andaman Sea, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) WNW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) WNW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) WNW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) WNW of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) WNW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) WNW of Percut (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.510 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.410 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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Ilie, Ulee Kareng Banda Aceh / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sabang / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Sabang (Indonesia, 14 km N of epicenter) : Ada Gempa barusan didekat Kota Sabang Aceh Indonesia (reported through EMSC)
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