Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - --, 71 km west of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh), Indonesia, on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 05:03 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - --, 71 km west of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh), Indonesia, on Monday, 16 November 2020 at 05:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 14 km depth

16 Nov 05:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
16 Nov 05:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.0 to 16.0 km (from 8.7 to 9.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.8 km (4.2 mi) towards E.
16 Nov 07:55: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.0 to 14.0 km (from 9.9 to 8.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.4 mi) towards W.
19 Nov 14:00: Now using data updates from BMKG
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Date & time: 16 Nov 2020 05:03:40 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.72°N / 95.79°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (247 km / 153 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000)
163 km (101 mi) SW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
227 km (141 mi) NW of Singkil (pop: 46,800)
315 km (196 mi) SW of Binjai (pop: 228,800)
318 km (198 mi) S of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
334 km (207 mi) SW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000)
356 km (221 mi) SW of Percut (Kabupaten Deli Serdang) (pop: 311,100)
1580 km (982 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: BMKG
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.014 kmOff West Coast of Northern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.016 kmSIMEULUE, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.014 kmOff West Coast of Northern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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Simpang ampat (594.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / very short : Head felt light headed
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