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Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 120 km northwest of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 4:16 am (GMT +5:30) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 120 km northwest of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 4:16 am (GMT +5:30) Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Bay of Bengal, 120 km northwest of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 4:16 am (GMT +5:30)

Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Jul 22:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 18, 2022 22:46:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 4:16 am (GMT +5:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude5.98°N / 94.34°E (Bay of Bengal, Indonesia)
Antipode5.98°S / 85.66°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSeulawah Agam (157 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities108 km (67 mi) W of Sabang (pop: 24,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
131 km (82 mi) SSE of Great Nicobar Island (pop: 8,070) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 28°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 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
3.410 kmNORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
3.410 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

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