Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Andaman Sea, 83 km northwest of Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia, on Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 6:30 am (GMT +5:30) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Andaman Sea, 83 km northwest of Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia, on Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 6:30 am (GMT +5:30)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 96 km depth

11 Sep 01:15 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 15 minutes.
Update Sat, 11 Sep 2021, 01:21
Moderate 4.3 quake hits near Sabang, Kota Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia
4.3 quake 11 Sep 6:30 am (GMT +5:30)
4.3 quake 11 Sep 6:30 am (GMT +5:30)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Sabang, Kota Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia, was reported only 21 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 an intermediate depth of 96 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday, September 11th, 2021, at 6:00 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sabang (pop. 24,500) located 83 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Sep 11, 2021 01:00:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 6:30 am (GMT +5:30)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 96.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.26°N / 94.67°E (Andaman Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode: 6.26°S / 85.33°W
Nearest volcano: Seulawah Agam (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) WNW of Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NW of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) WNW of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) WNW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NW of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) WNW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.1°C (83 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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
4.396 kmIndonesia: Nicobar Islands, India RegionBMKG

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