Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean on 23 Apr 5:02 am (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean on 23 Apr 5:02 am (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Apr 23:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Apr 2021 23:02:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 23 Apr 5:02 am (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.51°N / 92.15°E
Nearby towns and cities:
419 km (260 mi) WSW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (273 mi) SW of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) W of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
471 km (293 mi) WSW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (300 mi) WNW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) WSW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.5°C (83 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from W
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.410 kmOFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRAEMSC
4.410 kmOff West Coast of Northern SumatraBMKG

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