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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2020

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2020
24 Sep 09:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
24 Sep 09:45: Now using data updates from BMKG
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27 Sep 11:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 206.0 to 217.0 km (from 128 to 135 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 11.3 km (7 mi) towards N.
Date & time: Thursday, 24 September 2020 09:34 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Diepte: 217.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.11°N / 96.64°E (Indonesia)
Dichtstbijzijnde vulkaan: Peuet Sague (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) SW of Bireun (pop: 25,800)
41 km (26 mi) SE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400)
57 km (35 mi) W of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000)
81 km (50 mi) SE of Sigli (pop: 17,500)
152 km (95 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800)
1694 km (1053 mi) NW of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 25.8°C (78 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TijdMag. / DiepteLocatieBron
Thu, 24 Sep 09:34 UTCM 4.6 / 217 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG
Thu, 24 Sep 09:34 UTCM 4.6 / 217 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaEMSC

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2020

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