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Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 59 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:11 WIB

Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 59 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:11 WIB Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 59 km south of Bireun, Kabupaten Bireuen, Aceh, Indonesia, on Sat, 21 Sep 2013 12:11 WIB

Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 21, 2013 05:11:17 UTC
Local time at epicenterSat, 21 Sep 2013 12:11 WIB
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.69°N / 96.58°E (Aceh, Indonesia)
Antipode4.69°S / 83.42°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceBMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Nearest volcanoGeureudong (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities59 km (36 mi) SSW of Bireun (Kabupaten Bireuen) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) NE of Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SW of Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 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
167 km (104 mi) SE of Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) SE of Sabang (pop: 24,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.010 kmNorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaBMKG


Seismic station: Parapat, Indonesia (PSI/PS network) | Distance from quake: 342 km / 212 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Parapat, Indonesia: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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