Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 10:40 (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 2 hours and 2 minutes earlier.
Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 10:40 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2012 10:40:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.044°N / 92.037°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
487 km (303 mi) WSW of Laya Baung (Aceh, Indonesia)
509 km (316 mi) WSW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 15,000)
570 km (354 mi) SW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia) (pop: 35,100)
620 km (385 mi) SW of Banda Aceh (Indonesia) (pop: 250,800)
650 km (404 mi) SW of Sabang (Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 24,500)
654 km (407 mi) WSW of Singkil (Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 46,800)
662 km (411 mi) SW of Reuleuet (Aceh, Indonesia) (pop: 40,400)
789 km (490 mi) WSW of Medan (North Sumatra, Indonesia) (pop: 1,751,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.310 kmoff the west coast of northern SumatraUSGS
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