Mag. 4.8 earthquake - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 09:48 (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 1 hour and 10 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - North Indian Ocean on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 09:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2012 09:48:19 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.191°N / 91.996°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
508 km (316 mi) WSW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 15,000)
564 km (351 mi) SW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia) (pop: 35,100)
609 km (379 mi) SW of Banda Aceh (Indonesia) (pop: 250,800)
655 km (407 mi) W of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 46,800)
724 km (450 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (Chittagong, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 89,000)
769 km (478 mi) WSW of Binjai (North Sumatra, Indonesia) (pop: 228,800)
788 km (489 mi) WSW of Medan (North Sumatra, Indonesia) (pop: 1,751,000)
810 km (503 mi) WSW of Percut (Miyazaki, North Sumatra, Indonesia) (pop: 311,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.810 kmNorth Indian OceanUSGS
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