Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 22 June 1976 at 11:59 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 22 June 1976 at 11:59 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 22 Jun 1976 11:59:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.369°N / 96.234°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Gunung Telago (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km S de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
100 km N de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue) (pop: 15,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
206 km S de Reuleuet (pop: 40,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
210 km NO de Singkil (pop: 46,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
226 km SSO de Lhokseumawe (pop: 89,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
228 km OSO de Langsa (pop: 54,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
251 km O de Binjai (pop: 228,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
261 km SSE de Banda Aceh (pop: 250,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
271 km O de Medan (pop: 1,751,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
1589 km NO de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.333 kmnorthern Sumatra, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, 22 June 1976 11:59 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (10 quakes):
  • 23 Jul 1976 14:51 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 1976 12:42 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Jul 1976 17:11 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    10703 km (6650 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 10 Jul 1976 09:17 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 1976 21:59 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 1976 08:21 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 1976 05:59 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 1976 01:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jun 1976 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 22 June 1976 at 11:59 (GMT)
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