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Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Aceh, Indonesia

mer, 21 lug 2021, 07:10
4.5 quake 21 Jul 1:59 pm (GMT +7)
4.5 quake 21 Jul 1:59 pm (GMT +7)
Just 9 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Meulaboh, Kabupaten Aceh Barat, Aceh, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded around noon on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 1:59 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 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 56 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Reuleuet (pop. 40,400) located 68 km from the epicenter, Bireun (pop. 25,800) 79 km away, and Sigli (pop. 17,500) 94 km away.
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Earthquake data:
Ho sentito questo terremoto

Data & ora: 21 Jul 1:59 pm (GMT +7) local time (21 Jul 2021 06:59 GMT)
Magnitudine: 4.5
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 4.61°N / 96.31°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG

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