Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 21 June 1976 at 13:57 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Monday, 21 June 1976 at 13:57 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 21 Jun 1976 01:57:21 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.29°N / 96.182°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Telago (149 km / 93 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000)
95 km (59 mi) S of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
210 km (131 mi) WNW of Singkil (pop: 46,800)
215 km (133 mi) S of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400)
236 km (147 mi) SSW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
258 km (160 mi) W of Binjai (pop: 228,800)
278 km (173 mi) W of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
1587 km (986 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) More info
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M 4.633 kmnorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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