Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 15 January 2011 at 17:20 (GMT)

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 15 January 2011 at 17:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 15 Jan 2011 05:20:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.321°N / 96.148°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000)
182 km (113 mi) W of Singkil (pop: 46,800)
203 km (126 mi) S of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
274 km (170 mi) WSW of Kabanjahe (pop: 57,200)
296 km (184 mi) WSW of Binjai (pop: 228,800)
300 km (186 mi) WNW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700)
313 km (195 mi) WSW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1521 km (945 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.710 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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