Info on the earthquake: mag. Earthquake 4.2 – Indian Ocean, 159 km southwest of Nias Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia, April 27 at 7:38 a.m. (GMT +6)
Moderate magnitude earthquake 4.2 to 10 km deep
April 27 01:50 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 11 minutes.
27 Apr 03:25: Location of the epicenter corrected by 6 km (3.7 mi) towards SSE.
27 Apr 03:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.2. Epicenter location corrected 33 km (20 mi) towards SSE.
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Date and time: April 27, 2021 01:38:48 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: April 27, 7:38 a.m. (GMT +6)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.04 Â° S / 96.79 Â° E (Indian Ocean, Indonesia)
282 km (175 mi) SSO of Singkil (pop: 46,800) -> See nearby earthquakes!
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159 km (99 mi) SW of Nias Island (pop: 756,300) -> See nearby earthquakes!
Clouds covered 28.9 Â° C (84 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m / s (5 kts) from the NE
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|4.2||10 km||South West Sumatra, Indonesia||BMKG|
|4.0||10 km||NIAS REGION, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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BUTTERWORTH / Slight shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shaking / 1-2 s
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