Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Nias Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 May 2011 at 09:43 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Nias Region, Indonesia, on Friday, 27 May 2011 at 09:43 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 27 May 2011 09:43:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.289°N / 97.707°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Sorikmarapi (208 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Bawodabara (North Sumatra)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Hilijalotano (North Sumatra)
201 km (125 mi) SW of Sibolga (Central Banat, North Sumatra) (pop: 79,700)
212 km (132 mi) SW of Padangsidempuan (Hoshangabad, North Sumatra) (pop: 100,600)
222 km (138 mi) S of Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
287 km (178 mi) WNW of Pariaman (Banas Kantha, West Sumatra) (pop: 92,200)
382 km (237 mi) SSW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1246 km (774 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.235 kmNias region, IndonesiaUSGS
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