Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Earthquake 8.6 Mag Hits West Coast of Indonesia

Earthquake of 8.6 Mag hits the west coast of Indonesia; 269 miles SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, according to the US Geological Survey.

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

Earthquake Map Details:
Magnitude: 8.6
Date-Time: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 08:38:37 UTC
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 01:38:38 AM MST (Phoenix)
Location: 2.311°N, 93.063°E
Depth km: 22.9 km (14.2 miles)
Region: Off the West Coast of Indonesia

Distances:
434 km (269 miles) SW of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
550 km (341 miles) SW of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, Indonesia
963 km (598 miles) W of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1797 km (1116 miles) WNW of Jakarta, Java, Indonesia

Source: USGS