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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:42 WIB

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:42 WIB Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 55 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:42 WIB

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 22, 2013 07:42:32 UTC
Local time at epicenterThu, 22 Aug 2013 14:42 WIB
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.72°N / 96.58°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode4.72°S / 83.42°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoGeureudong (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities55 km (34 mi) SSW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (51 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (51 mi) NE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) SE of Sigli (Kabupaten Pidie) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) W of Langsa (pop: 54,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
166 km (103 mi) ESE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
264 km (164 mi) WNW of Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
281 km (175 mi) WNW of Percut (North Sumatra) (pop: 311,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG

User reports for this quake

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