Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 08:55 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.6 quake off the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia) 11 April 08:38 UTC, which had occurred 17 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 08:55 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2012 08:55:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.271°N / 91.748°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
532 km (331 mi) WSW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 15,000)
582 km (362 mi) SW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia) (pop: 35,100)
620 km (385 mi) SW of Banda Aceh (Indonesia) (pop: 250,800)
649 km (403 mi) SW of Sabang (Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 24,500)
668 km (415 mi) SW of Reuleuet (Seville, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 40,400)
681 km (423 mi) W of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 46,800)
703 km (437 mi) SW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 25,800)
741 km (460 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (Chittagong, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 89,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 5.810 kmNorth Indian OceanUSGS
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