Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 at 19:51 (GMT)

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 at 19:51 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 51 km depth

Date & time: 19 Oct 2011 07:51:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.759°N / 95.712°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Telago (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
237 km (147 mi) WNW of Singkil (Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
281 km (174 mi) SSW of Reuleuet (Pidie Jaya, Aceh) (pop: 40,400)
312 km (194 mi) S of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
313 km (195 mi) SSW of Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
341 km (212 mi) WSW of Medan (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 1,751,000)
1589 km (987 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) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.651 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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