Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 October 2010 at 14:56 (GMT)

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Sunday, 10 October 2010 at 14:56 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 38 km depth

Date & time: 10 Oct 2010 02:56:31 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.538°N / 95.812°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Telago (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SW of Laya Baung (Aceh)
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Bulu Adik (Aceh)
63 km (39 mi) W of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
182 km (113 mi) S of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
221 km (138 mi) W of Singkil (Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Binjai (North Sumatra) (pop: 228,800)
338 km (210 mi) WSW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1565 km (972 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.038 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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