Temporary Seismic Stations Installation and Building Damage Assessment of December 7th, 2016 Earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh, Indonesia

  • Zulfakriza Z. Global Geophysics Research Group, FTTM-ITB. Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung, Indonesia
  • Andri D. Nugraha Global Geophysics Research Group, FTTM-ITB. Jalan Ganesa 10 Bandung, Indonesia
  • M. Ridwan Puslitbang Perumahan dan Pemukiman, Kementrian PUPR, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Kadek P. Hendrawan Exploration Geophysics, Institute de physique du globe de Paris, France
  • Muksin Umar Jurusan Fisika, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh Indonesia
  • Muzli Muzli Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Kemal Erbas Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, International Centre for Geothermal Research, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany
  • Daryono Daryono Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geofisika, Jakarta, Indonesia


Pidie Jaya Earthquake, Aftershock Monitoring, Damage Survey


A signicant Mw 6.5 earthquake occurred in Pidie Jaya, Aceh on December 7th, 2016. The event affected
104 people death and more than 1000 people suered injuries due to the rubble of the building. Geologically, the region is composed by of Quaternary alluvial deposits. This is one of factor that amplication occurred in some area. On the other hand, an understanding of the source and mechanism of the earthquake needs to be done. A few days after the earthquake, we deployed 9 seismometers that covered the area of Pidie, Pidie Jaya and Bireuen. This experiment aims to record the aftershock and understanding of earthquake source and mechanism. In addition, we conducted building damage survey to know the pattern of distribution
of building damage.


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How to Cite
Z., Zulfakriza et al. Temporary Seismic Stations Installation and Building Damage Assessment of December 7th, 2016 Earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh, Indonesia. Jurnal Geofisika, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 1, p. 15-20, mar. 2018. ISSN 2477-6084. Available at: <https://jurnal-geofisika.or.id/index.php/jurnal-geofisika/article/view/50>. Date accessed: 05 dec. 2022. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.36435/jgf.v16i1.50.