Major magnitude. 7.4 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 November 2002 at 01:26 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.4 earthquake  - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 November 2002 at 01:26 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 2 Nov 2002 01:26:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.4
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.824°N / 96.085°E (Indonésie)
Volcan le plus près: Gunung Telago (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km N de Laya Baung (Aceh)
23 km NNW de Bulu Adik (Aceh)
50 km NW de Sinabang (Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh) (pop: 15,000)
147 km S de Meulaboh (Kabupaten Aceh Barat) (pop: 35,100)
198 km WNW de Singkil (Municipio de San Pedro Ayampuc, Aceh) (pop: 46,800)
280 km WSW de Binjai (North Sumatra) (pop: 228,800)
299 km WSW de Medan (North Sumatra) (pop: 1,751,000)
1562 km NW de Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 7.430 kmSimeulue, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.4 quake Simeulue, Indonesia, 2 November 01:26 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 29 Dec 2003 15:05 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    212 km (132 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2003 12:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Sep 2003 08:26 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Aug 2003 16:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2003 07:36 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Feb 2003 06:17 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    80.8 km (50.2 mi) depth
    |
    150 km (93 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Nov 2002 04:07 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Nov 2002 15:53 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    39.4 km (24.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Nov 2002 09:46 UTC
    | M 6.3 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 November 2002 at 09:46 (GMT)
  • 02 Nov 2002 01:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Nov 2002 01:45 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Nov 2002 01:38 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    23.5 km (14.6 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Major magnitude. 7.4 earthquake - Simeulue, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 November 2002 at 01:26 (GMT)
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