Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Indian Ocean, 22 km WNW of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Indian Ocean, 22 km WNW of Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonesia, 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 35 km depth

11 May 08:55 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 7 minutos.
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

Fecha & hora: 11 May 2021 08:47:41 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 11 May 3:47 pm (GMT +7)
Magnitud: 4.2
Prof.: 35.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 4.19°N / 95.93°E (Océano Índico, Indonesia)
Antipode: 4.19°S / 84.07°W
Volcán mas cercano: Peuet Sague (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km al ONO de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
121 km al SSO de Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al S de Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
141 km al SO de Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
164 km al SSE de Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
174 km al SO de Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
197 km al NNO de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
201 km al SSE de Sabang (pop: 24,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
228 km al O de Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
296 km al NO de Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.8°C (84 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 3 m/s (7 kts) from WSW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 MWh, equivalente a 30.1 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.235 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

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