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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 43 km north of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:26 WIB

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 43 km north of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:26 WIB Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 43 km north of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:26 WIB

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 21, 2013 06:26:14 UTC
Local time at epicenterWed, 21 Aug 2013 13:26 WIB
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.53°N / 96.15°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode4.53°S / 83.85°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoPeuet Sague (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities43 km (27 mi) N of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) S of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (90 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
177 km (110 mi) SSE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
202 km (125 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
279 km (173 mi) WNW of Binjai (North Sumatra) (pop: 228,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
298 km (185 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.210 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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