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Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 68 km southwest of Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 22:36:45

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 8 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 68 km southwest of Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 22:36:45 Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 68 km southwest of Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 02, 2013 22:36:45

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 24 km depth

2 Jul 15:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 2, 2013 15:36:45 UTC
Local time at epicenterTuesday, July 02, 2013 22:36:45
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.2
Depth24.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.7006°N / 96.7658°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode4.701°S / 83.234°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoGeureudong (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities56 km (35 mi) S of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) SE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) SE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
136 km (84 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
184 km (114 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
245 km (152 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
262 km (163 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGFZ
5.210 km NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIAEMSC
5.224 km56km S of Bireun, IndonesiaUSGS
5.45 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaGeoAu

User reports for this quake

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There are no user reports for this quake.

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