Great magnitude 8.2 earthquake - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 10:43 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.6 quake off the west coast of northern Sumatra (Indonesia) 11 April 08:38 UTC, which had occurred 2 heures et 5 minutes earlier.
Great magnitude 8.2 earthquake  - Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra on Wednesday, 11 April 2012 at 10:43 (GMT)

Great magnitude 8.2 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 11 Apr 2012 10:43:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 8.2
Profondeur: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.802°N / 92.463°E (international territory)
Nearby towns and cities:
474 km WSW de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonésie) (pop: 15,000)
551 km SW de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Indonésie) (pop: 35,100)
615 km WSW de Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh, Indonésie) (pop: 46,800)
616 km SSW de Banda Aceh (Indonésie) (pop: 250,800)
710 km W de Sibolga (Central Banat, North Sumatra, Indonésie) (pop: 79,700)
713 km SW de Lhokseumawe (Chittagong, Aceh, Indonésie) (pop: 89,000)
738 km WSW de Binjai (North Sumatra, Indonésie) (pop: 228,800)
750 km WSW de Sunggal (Sobral, North Sumatra, Indonésie) (pop: 157,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1017 joules (34970 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3 x 107 tons of TNT or 1880.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 8.225 kmoff the west coast of northern SumatraUSGS
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