Average magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes 50 km southwest of Reuleuet, Indonesia early within the morning / Volcano
Thu, Mar 4, 2021, 11:56 PM
23:56 | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.7 earthquake March 5 6:36 a.m. (GMT +7)
Just 14 minutes ago, a magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck near Reuleuet, Aceh, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded early in the morning on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 6:36 a.m. local time at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was classified by the Indonesian Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) which also listed the earthquake at a magnitude of 4.7.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the earthquake should not have caused significant damage, but was likely felt by many people to be slight vibrations in the epicenter area.
Weak tremors could have been felt in Reuleuet (40,400 inhabitants) located 50 km from the epicenter, Sigli (17,500 inhabitants) 56 km and Meulaboh (35,100 inhabitants) 83 km.
Other towns close to the epicenter where the earthquake could have been felt as very weak tremors include Bireun (25,800 inhabitants) located 87 km from the epicenter, Banda Aceh (250,800 inhabitants) 103 km and Banda Aceh (250,800 inhabitants). ) 103 km.
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Date and time: March 5, 2021 6:36 am (GMT +7) native time (March 4, 2021 23:36 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.88 ° N / 95.99 ° E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Essential knowledge supply: BMKG