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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 124 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 5:37 am (GMT +7) -

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Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 124 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 5:37 am (GMT +7) Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 124 km southwest of Singkil, Aceh, Indonesia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 5:37 am (GMT +7)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 26 km depth

25 May 22:48 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 10 minutes.
25 May 23:01: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 25, 2023 22:37:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, May 26, 2023 at 5:37 am (GMT +7)
Depth26.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude1.4389°N / 97.0643°E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode1.439°S / 82.936°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoToba (221 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities124 km (77 mi) SW of Singkil (pop: 46,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) SE of Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
194 km (120 mi) W of Sibolga (pop: 79,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
246 km (153 mi) W of Padangsidempuan (pop: 100,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
280 km (174 mi) SW of Pematangsiantar (pop: 209,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
288 km (179 mi) SSW of Binjai (pop: 228,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
298 km (185 mi) SW of Medan (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
452 km (281 mi) NW of Padang (pop: 840,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.9°C (82 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.826 kmIndonesia: Off West Coast of Northern SumatraUSGS
4.826 kmNias Region, IndonesiaRaspberryShake
4.810 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaIRIS
4.719 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

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