Moderate earthquake – Northern Sumatra, Indonesia on July 2, 2013

Last update: July 2, 2013 at 3:47 pm by By

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Magnitude : 5.2

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2013-07-02 22:36:45

GMT/UTC Time : 2013-07-02 15:36:45

Depth (Hypocenter)  : 10 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 15:36 5.2 24 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 15:36 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 15:36 5.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
GEOFON Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 13:55 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 13:55 5.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 13:55 5.3 25 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 07:59 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 07:59 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 07:37 6.1 10 MAP I Felt It
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  • Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia - Gempa hari ini tanggal 2 Juli 2013
  • Medan - saya merasakan gempa sekitar pukul 14:45 WIB ketika sedang bekerjan di Pulau si canang - Belawan
  • Medan - on top floor @ Marriott, Medan
  • Banda Aceh - Felt like rocking in a boat on the ocean
  • Tanjung Balai - lumayan terasa tp ga kuat
  • Tanjung Bungah - No wonder I felt a bit dizzy. Even last week my Mum n me felt it too
  • Medan - Hanging items are shaking at the moment. It lasted for about 10 seconds.
  • Tanjungbalai Asahan - saya merasakan goncangan gempanya ketika saya sedang duduk mengetik di depan laptop saya dan saya penasaran sebenarnya dimana gempa ini terjadi ?
  • kecamatan besitang. langkat. sumatera ut - tadi jam 14. 45, terasa gempa, lampu bergoyang, pohon bergoyang selama 2 menit
  • Medan - Saya merasakan guncangan yang lemah di bagian kota Medan khususnya Medan Timur
  • Banda Aceh - Genmpanya lama sekitar 3 menit
  • Medan - Getaran Gempa terasa kuat ...
  • Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, Penang - Tremors felt on the 4th floor of Straits Quay Mall. Technical rehearsals interrupted mmentarily due to evacuation of penangpac.
  • Banda Aceh - getaran lama, dan terasa pening
  • Medan - Saya sedang berada di kantor di lantai 4. Kanor memiliki lantai sampai 9 lantai. Setelah merasakan gempa, saya langsung ke luar melalui pintu emergenci. Ini bukan kejadian pertama yang saya alami.
  • Medan - Medan, 9th floor of the hotel.
  • medan amplas - goyang tapi perlahan cuma beberapa detik kerasanya
  • bangunan tuanku syed tuanku syed putra - akarium bergoncang kuat oooooo....saya dekna
  • medan KIM II - merasakan ada goyangan seperti gempa selama 2 detik
  • Medan - it ia only fora minute i felt it
  • Medan - Tiba-tiba saya merasa pusing dan meja kerja saya bergoyang. Teman sekantor sebagian besar turun ke gedung bagian bawah menggunakan tangga darurat.
  • pangkalan susu langkat(sumut) - Terjadi guncangan lumayan kuat pukul 14.45 WIB,, sekitar satu menit,, mudah2an tidak terjadi apa2.. آمِيّنْ... آمِيّنْ.,
  • Medan - @Capital Building Medan
  • Takengon Aceh Tengah - Gedung Kantor bergetar sangat kuat, kabel telepon diluar kantor saling beradu, getaran terasa sekitar 1 menit, kemudian susulan sekitar 20 detik seteleh gempa pertama
  • Medan - terasa 3 kali ayunan di tempat tidur
  • Medan - Lantai 7 Gedung Bergoyang Singkat
  • Medan - di lantai 2 serasa di hentak namun hanya sesaat
  • Medan - Aq di lantai 2, dan tak begitu terasa, hanya sebentar z getarnya
  • Lhokseumawe - shaking more than 2 minutes! and it's strong.....
  • Geudong - It felt like a strong shaking,we were running out if house for while
  • GEOFON Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 07:37 6.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Georgetown, Penang - very obvious tremors felt.
  • PENANG, MALAYSIA - SITTING IN FRONT OF WORKSTATION AND FELT THE CHAIR WAS SHAKING FOR ABOUT 1 MIN
  • Penang, Malaysia - so scary..
  • Bayan Lepas, Penang - Weak swaying feeling, about 4 oscillations per second
  • Malaysia - My mum called me and said her buildings was shaking
  • Petaling Jaya - Fifth floor swaying
  • Petaling Jaya - slight shake felt in PJ.
  • Penang - tremour
  • petaling jaya - Mppj 4th floor feel shaking abit.
  • Penang, Malaysia - I feel some shaking, I thought I was just dizzy..
  • Pulau Pinang, Malaysia - I felt 2 times big shake, 3rd one least shake.
  • Georgetown, Penang - shaking while sitting on the table...
  • Penang - slight dizzy
  • Penang, Malaysia - Felt very very light shake which lasted for about 30 seconds. I was in the 5th floor of a 6-floor building located near the sea at the east side of the island.
  • Penang - I can feel my office's floor shook.
  • Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia - Felt condo floor vibrate at 3rd floor
  • Bayan Lepas - Felt a bit dizzy looking at the laptop.
  • butterworth - feel body shake
  • CYBERJAYA - TERASA SEDIKIT
  • Georgetown, Penang - I was on the 2nd floor, and thought I was dizzy staring at computer screen. Felt probably about 10-15seconds.
  • Penang - strong shaking, and feel dizzy
  • Bayan Lepas - 8th floor, shake side-to-side
  • Penang - I was siting at my workstation, the shake like the other side shaking the desk
  • Bayan Baru, Penang - My whole cubicle is shaking.
  • penang - nope
  • Hamzah Sendut Library, USM, Penang - Felt earthquake for second time and this was stronger than before.
  • Butterworth Penang - Felt shaking while performing job on computer
  • Penang, Malaysia - 7th Floor Shake
  • Penang - swaying lightly
  • Penang - Huh! I thought I'm Dizzy!!
  • George Town , Penang - 30 seconds , 2 rounds , felt at level 47 KOMTAR
  • Penang, Malaysia - very minor shake last for <10 sec.
  • Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang - terlalu lemah.
  • Petaling Jaya - very weak shaking at 4th floor
  • Penang - Almost can't be felt if you weren't sitting on still chair
  • Penang - Shaking for a few seconds
  • Kuala Lumpur - I was at my office at 30th floor next the the KL Tower when suddenly I felt dizzy and heard some squeaking noise from the glass cladding. I also saw the blinds swaying a bit.
  • Penang, Butterworth - at 4th floor,the door is swing a bit and few shaking of building
  • greorgetown,Malaysia - at first i thought i was just dizzy but i see my furniture shake so i realize it was not just me
  • Saujana Resort, Shah Alam - I was in the office pantry and was leaning on a table and suddenly felt like me and the table was moving / shaking. felt a slight dizziness due to the shaking.
  • penang - Felt it for 30 seconds at sg.nibong penang...scary
  • georgetown - was in the office this morning when felt the shaking for few seconds and again moment ago which was felt more than morning
  • PENANG - IT WAS SCARY
  • komtar level 25 - feel a bit shaking....
  • Mahsuri Apartment,Bayan Baru,Penang - My bed was shaking...thought i dizzy because of my headache.
  • Penang butterworth - Felt the shake at 21st floor. Thought I was dizzy
  • Petaling Jaya - Felt it for 15 seconds
  • Penang - slight shaking of lighting grid in theatre on the 4th floor
  • Penang, Malaysia - At WOU HQ, Penang. Felt strong tremor at Level 6
  • Penang - felt on a 10th floor building
  • Georgetown, Penang - chairs shaking, just like previous encounters in the past
  • Bayan lepas, Penang, Malaysia - mild gentle swaying, no rattling of objects or glass.
  • Bayan Lepas, Georgetown - My desk is shaking three times go and back.
  • Georgetown - My chair shaking..
  • Glenmarie Shah Alam - feel the shake for few seconds
  • Petaling jaya - i thought i had cerebellum imbalance. my leg slipped the ground that was resting on the ground. only after my friend ask me if i felt any movement we relize it was a quake. tried finding in net but could not find.It was about 3.30 hours.
  • Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur - Petaling Jaya, terasa pening kepala tapi bangunan tidak bergoyang....
  • Georgetown, Penang - Scary. Was on 12th floor and felt the whole building swaying. Felling terrible nauseated and dizzy now!!!
  • Penang - Was in my office, felt my desk shaking
  • alor setar kedah - i felt it... this is the third time since the BIG one in 2004....!
  • Penang Tanjung Tokong - I felt my office desk moved... and I felt headache for more than 7 seconds
  • Penang FTZ - Felt shake wave on office desk (ground floor)
  • Penang - I move forward and backward about 5cm
  • Bukit Jalil, Malaysia - From Bukit Jalil , a few seconds but scary enough. My building was shaking quite bad, me on highest floor.
  • BAYAN BARU,PENANG - shaking for 2-3 minute in cafeteria
  • Penang - Run down from Office (2F)
  • GeorgeTown Penang - Im from malaysia. this is the third time i felt it. Not so storng but i can feel it shaking.
  • Penang Island - Blinds swaying, water in glass "dancing"
  • SEGi College Penang - I was sitting on office chair at 3rd floor and felt dizzy suddenly then only I have realized that was earthquake after everyone is rushing going down.
  • Kulim - sedikit penin...
  • Georgetown, Penang - wooden panel door of my office swing shakingly and bangs on the gypsum board panel several times. staff of neighbouring office lots scrambled down the stairs like 'drunkards' swaying for safety. fresh hairline cracks seen on the wall. water inside the dispenser looks like mini tsunami --- probably the best detector for earthquakes.
  • Bayan Baru Penang - 4th floor got tremor
  • Sungai Ara - I was in the home. Can feel 2 times for a a few second.
  • Georgetown - Sitting on my rattan chair swaying from left to right. never thought of earthquake. I thought it is my own imagination.
  • Darwin - Very minor earth tremor in Darwin, Australia
  • Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia - I did not feel a thing, but one of my dogs a male Jack Russell terrier behaved very strangely, walked in circles & vomited quite a lot of fluid just minutes before the quake.
  • USGS Northern Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 02 07:37 6.1 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Singapore - Slight tremors! Office building was moving a bit. We all felt quite dizzy.
  • Phuket, Thailand - Building swayed similar to Tsumani earthquake aftershocks.
  • Singapore - Slight shaking
  • Phuket, Thailand - Between Very Weak and Weak.
  • Phuket - Hallo Armand, heb zelf niks gevoeld. Familie zegt dat het wat geschud heeft. Groetjes. Manu ER : bedankt voor je info Manu, nice to read you here !
  • Adelaide/ South Australia - Honestly no shaking at all thank you...
  • Bagan Serai - I was sitting on my desk working when there was slight shaking...nobody else noticed as many were walking around...

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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