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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, India, 220 km west of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 1:18 am (GMT +5:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, India, 220 km west of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 1:18 am (GMT +5:30) Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, India, 220 km west of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 1:18 am (GMT +5:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Aug 20:02 UTC: First to report: NCS after 13 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 14, 2021 19:48:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Aug 15, 2021 at 1:18 am (GMT +5:30)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.85°N / 93.37°E (Bay of Bengal, India)
Antipode5.85°S / 86.63°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities215 km (134 mi) W of Sabang (Indonesia) (pop: 24,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
220 km (137 mi) W of Banda Aceh (Indonesia) (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
291 km (181 mi) W of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie, Indonesia) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
330 km (205 mi) WNW of Reuleuet (Indonesia) (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
360 km (223 mi) WNW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
376 km (233 mi) W of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen, Indonesia) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
502 km (312 mi) NW of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Indonesia) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
141 km (87 mi) SSW of Great Nicobar Island (pop: 8,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.610 kmIndia: Northern SumatraNCS

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