Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Sunday, 21 August 2011 at 08:18 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra (Indonesia) on Sunday, 21 August 2011 at 08:18 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 21 Aug 2011 08:18:15 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.736°N / 94.948°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km (62 mi) SW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
133 km (83 mi) SW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie, Aceh) (pop: 17,500)
135 km (84 mi) SW of Sabang (Aceh) (pop: 24,500)
146 km (91 mi) NW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
157 km (98 mi) SW of Reuleuet (Pidie Jaya, Aceh) (pop: 40,400)
249 km (155 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
432 km (268 mi) NW of Medan (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 1,751,000)
452 km (281 mi) NW of Percut (Kabupaten Deli Serdang, Sumatera Utara) (pop: 311,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.935 kmoff the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia)USGS
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