Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 22 km west of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 22 km west of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, on 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth

11 May 08:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
Update Tue, 11 May 2021, 09:00
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake 22 km northwest of Meulaboh, Indonesia
4.2 quake 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)
4.2 quake 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)
A moderately shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported early afternoon near Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Aceh, Indonesia.
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the quake hit on Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 3:47 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 35 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Meulaboh (pop. 35,100) located 22 km from the epicenter.

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Earthquake data

Date & time: May 11, 2021 08:47:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.19°N / 95.93°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode: 4.19°S / 84.07°W
Nearest volcano: Peuet Sague (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SSW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) S of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) NW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.235 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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