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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:59 (Asia/Jakarta)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.1 quake 74 km southwest of Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 02, 2013 14:37:02, which had occurred 23 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:59 (Asia/Jakarta) Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:59 (Asia/Jakarta)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Jul 08:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 2, 2013 07:59:36 UTC
Local time at epicenterTue, 2 Jul 2013 14:59 (Asia/Jakarta)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.72°N / 96.61°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode4.72°S / 83.39°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoGeureudong (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities55 km (34 mi) S of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) NE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (105 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
261 km (162 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
278 km (173 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.310 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
penang / Moderate shaking (MMI V)

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