6.2 earthquake shook Indonesia

6.2 earthquake shook Indonesia

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook Indonesia on Sunday, according to the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency.

No reports of casualties or property damage have emerged so far. According to report CGTN

Date & timeMay 5, 2024 11:39:11 UTC – 14 hours ago
Local timeSunday, May 5, 2024, at 06:39 pm (Asia/Jakarta GMT +7)
StatusConfirmed (manually revised)
Depth18 km
Epicenter4.86°N / 96.11°E Kabupaten PidieAcehIndonesia
Seismic antipode4.86°S / 83.89°W Peru
ShakingII Very weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoPeuet Sague (25 km / 16 mi)
Weather at epicenterOvercast Clouds  25°C (77 F), humidity: 99%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
Estimated energy2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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