Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 December 2011 at 11:48 (GMT)

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 December 2011 at 11:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 63 km depth

Date & time: 25 Dec 2011 11:48:46 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 63.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.114°N / 96.427°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Gunung Telago (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) N of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
177 km (110 mi) WNW of Singkil (Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
235 km (146 mi) WSW of Binjai (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 228,800)
243 km (151 mi) SSW of Lhokseumawe (Aceh) (pop: 89,000)
254 km (158 mi) WSW of Medan (Sumatera Utara) (pop: 1,751,000)
259 km (161 mi) WSW of Labuhan Deli (pop: 49,700)
1554 km (966 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 4.563 kmnorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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