Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Nias Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 May 2011 at 07:11 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Nias Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 May 2011 at 07:11 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 27 May 2011 07:11:53 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.282°N / 97.687°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Bawodabara (North Sumatra)
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Hilijalotano (North Sumatra)
203 km (126 mi) SW of Sibolga (Central Banat, North Sumatra) (pop: 79,700)
214 km (133 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (Hoshangabad, North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600)
223 km (139 mi) S of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
289 km (179 mi) WNW of Pariaman (Banas Kantha, West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
383 km (238 mi) SSW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1247 km (775 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.635 kmNias region, IndonesiaUSGS
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