Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 73 km northeast of Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 6:59 am (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 73 km northeast of Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 6:59 am (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Mar 00:10 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 10 minutes.
1 Mar 04:30: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 3.0. Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: 28 Feb 2021 23:59:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 1 Mar 2021 6:59 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.98°N / 96.8°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kembar (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) NE of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SSE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) WSW of Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WSW of Sunggal (pop: 157,900) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) WSW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) WSW of Belawan (pop: 102,700) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) WSW of Percut (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) WSW of Perbaungan (pop: 157,200) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.6°C (83 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from N
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
2.910 kmSIMEULUE, INDONESIAEMSC

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