Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 09:08 (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 29 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 09:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2012 09:08:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.252°N / 91.802°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
527 km (327 mi) WSW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 15,000)
578 km (359 mi) SW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia) (pop: 35,100)
618 km (384 mi) SW of Banda Aceh (Indonesia) (pop: 250,800)
647 km (402 mi) SW of Sabang (Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 24,500)
665 km (413 mi) SW of Reuleuet (Seville, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 40,400)
675 km (420 mi) W of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 46,800)
699 km (434 mi) SW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 25,800)
737 km (458 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (Chittagong, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 89,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.210 kmNorth Indian OceanUSGS
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