Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 20 km south of Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia, on 24 Jul 11:14 am (GMT +7) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 20 km south of Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia, on 24 Jul 11:14 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jul 04:20 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 5 minutes.
24 Jul 04:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.6. Epicenter location corrected by 19 km (12 mi) towards N.
Update Sat, 24 Jul 2021, 04:24
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.2 just reported 39 km southwest of Reuleuet, Indonesia
4.2 quake 39 km south of Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia, 24 Jul 11:14 am (GMT +7)
4.2 quake 39 km south of Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia, 24 Jul 11:14 am (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia, was reported only 9 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Saturday 24 July 2021 at 11:14 am local time. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 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 Reuleuet (pop. 40,400) located 39 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sigli (pop. 17,500) located 62 km from the epicenter, Bireun (pop. 25,800) 67 km away, and Meulaboh (pop. 35,100) 82 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 24, 2021 04:14:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 24 Jul 11:14 am (GMT +7)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.05°N / 96.22°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode: 5.05°S / 83.78°W
Nearest volcano: Peuet Sague (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) N of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) WNW of metan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.6°C (78 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.610 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.210 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC

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