Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 90 km west of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 15:46 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
30 Apr 15:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.59°N / 97.04°E↗ (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.59°S / 82.96°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kembar (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
74 km (46 mi) E of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) WSW of Kabanjahe (pop: 57,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) WSW of Berastagi (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SW of Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) WSW of Sunggal (pop: 157,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WSW of metan (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) WNW of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SW of Labuhan Deli (pop: 49,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) SW of Belawan (pop: 102,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||10 km||Northern Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.