Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 17 km northwest of Mascara, Algeria, on Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 11:11 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Apr 12:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 51 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.53°N / 0.04°E (Mascara, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Mascara (pop: 150,000) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Saint-Denis-du-Sig (pop: 58,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Bou Hanifia el Hamamat (Bou Hanifia) (pop: 27,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Sfizef (Sfisef, Sidi Bel Abbès) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SE of Aïn el Bya (Oran) (pop: 37,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Mostaganem (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Relizane (pop: 130,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Bir el Djir (Oran) (pop: 68,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Oran (pop: 646,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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