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The quake was recorded at a depth of 45.9km, about 28km north-west of Sinabang. This is some 300km southwest of Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has issued a statement saying there was a "very small possibility" of a tsunami, as the specific area of the earthquake does not have a historical record of generating the damaging waves. The earthquake was registered at 10:44am AEST. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has issued a statement that there is no tsunami threat to Australia.
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 00:27:45 UTC
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 07:27:45 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
22 km (13.7 miles)
28 km (17 miles) NW of Sinabang, Indonesia
164 km (101 miles) S of Meulaboh, Indonesia
260 km (161 miles) W of Kabanjahe, Indonesia
275 km (170 miles) WSW of Binjai, Indonesia
horizontal +/- 11.4 km (7.1 miles); depth +/- 2.3 km (1.4 miles)
NST=480, Nph=487, Dmin=220.4 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=(unknown type), Version=B
Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)