Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 11 August 2010 at 17:32 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 11 August 2010 at 17:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 78 km depth

Date & time: 11 Aug 2010 05:32:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 77.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.967°N / 95.108°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Sabang (Aceh) (pop: 24,500)
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie, Aceh) (pop: 17,500)
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Reuleuet (Pidie Jaya, Aceh) (pop: 40,400)
145 km (90 mi) NW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
228 km (141 mi) W of Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
424 km (263 mi) WNW of Medan (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 1,751,000)
1802 km (1119 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.578 kmnorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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