Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 1:09 am (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 54 km northeast of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 1:09 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jan 18:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
23 Jan 06:55: Epicenter location corrected by 2.5 km (1.5 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: 22 Jan 2021 18:09:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 1:09 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.39°N / 96.55°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Geureudong (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) S of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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3.610 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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