Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 at 13:38 (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 7 days earlier.
Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 at 13:38 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 54 km depth

Date & time: 18 Apr 2012 01:38:01 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 54.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.377°N / 94.799°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (152 km / 94 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
142 km (89 mi) SSW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
150 km (93 mi) W of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
171 km (106 mi) SW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie, Aceh) (pop: 17,500)
178 km (110 mi) SSW of Sabang (Aceh) (pop: 24,500)
189 km (118 mi) WSW of Reuleuet (Pidie Jaya, Aceh) (pop: 40,400)
276 km (171 mi) WSW of Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
438 km (272 mi) W of Medan (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 1,751,000)
1783 km (1108 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.054 kmoff the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia)USGS
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Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Wednesday, 18 April 2012 at 13:38 (GMT)
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