Magnitude 8.6 - OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA
2012 April 11 08:38:37 UTC
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|Depth||22.9 km (14.2 miles)|
|Region||OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA|
|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
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.5 km (8.4 miles); depth +/- 2.6 km (1.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=395, Nph=397, Dmin=514.3 km, Rmss=1.52 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type=(unknown type), Version=B
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