Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Indian Ocean, 26 km a ovest da Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, lunedí, 10 maggio 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.8 - Indian Ocean, 26 km a ovest da Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, lunedí, 10 maggio 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.8 at 10 km depth

10 May 20:51 UTC: Primo a segnalare: EMSC dopo 6 minuti.
10 May 20:55: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
Update Mon, 10 May 2021, 20:57
Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia
4.8 quake 11 May 3:44 am (GMT +7)
4.8 quake 11 May 3:44 am (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake near Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, was reported only 13 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 a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 3:44 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Sinabang (pop. 15,000) located 26 km from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 10 May 2021 20:44:34 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 11 May 3:44 am (GMT +7)
Magnitudine: 4.8
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.42°N / 96.15°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Kembar (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km OSO da Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
183 km O da Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
192 km S da Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
271 km OSO da Kabanjahe (pop: 57,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km OSO da Berastagi (pop: 44,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
291 km OSO da Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
303 km OSO da Sunggal (pop: 157,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
308 km OSO da Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
330 km OSO da Percut (pop: 311,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
359 km SSE da Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
218 km NO da Nias Island (pop: 756,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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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.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.810 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
4.830 kmSIMEULUE, INDONESIAEMSC
4.819 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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