Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Medea, 15 km northwest of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, Algeria, on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 23:54 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Medea, 15 km northwest of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, Algeria, on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 23:54 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 May 00:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
May 29 00:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 33.0 km.
May 29 00:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 10.0 km.
May 29 08:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.2.
Date & time: 28 May 2016 23:54:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.37°N / 3.53°E (Medea, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) WNW of Aïn Bessem (Bouira) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Lakhdaria (Bouira) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Sour el Ghozlane (Bouira) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Tizi Gheniff (Boumerdes) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) W of Bouïra (Bouira) (pop: 52,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Khemis el Khechna (Boumerdes) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Meftah (Blida) (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Larbaâ (Blida) (pop: 69,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) S of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.210 kmNorthern AlgeriaGFZ
M 5.21 kmSW BOUIRA.ARGIGN
M 5.210 km NORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC
M 5.212 km- 19km SSW of Lakhdaria, AlgeriaUSGS
M 5.09.8 kmNorthern AlgeriaINGV

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Cheraga (66.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Alger centre / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Don't escape, don't stay near from glass and gas..., stay into the
55.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] : ربي يستر انشاء الله (reported through our app)
Algiers (49.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cheraga alger (67.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
algiers (59.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cheraga / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Awakened everyone home
Ain Bessem bouira / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Ain bessem
Khamis el khechna / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt very dizzy ,unusual feeling
71.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Bordj elkifan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
bab el oued (63 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Rabi yesstar (reported through our app)
Dely Ibrahim (64.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Zemmouri el bahri (47.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cité DNC Hydra Alger / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Je dormais certe pas profondément et ça m'a réveillé, petite frayeur, c'était une secousse rapide
Bir mourad rais (66 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : the duration was about 10 sec the light swings
Bir Khadem (55.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bologhine (66 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
alger birkhadem / Light shaking (MMI IV)
51.1 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
mounir, Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : There is an eart earth quake
Dely Ibrahim, Algiers (64.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Je venais de m'endormir quand j'ai entendu un bruit dehors. Mon lustre commence à bouger, les escaliers vibrent, ainsi que tous les objets posés. La secousse a duré 6 secondes environ, mais je l'ai bien senti en tout cas.
62.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
dar el beida / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Hilton hotel. Algiers / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Walls and ceiling were shaking
Ain taya, Algiers, Algeria / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
reghaia / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Telemly / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Living in Telemly it was quite moderate shaking
boumerdes / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bordj el Kiffan (52.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
bouismail - tipaza (66 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kolea / Weak shaking (MMI III)
brahim (61.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
birkhadem algiers / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was sleeping when awakening by the shaking of the earthquake i felt the house going to side to side. Very frightening experience.
Babezzouar Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kouba / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
algiers / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
mouzaia (45.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algérie / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
59.5 km NW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
algiers / Weak shaking (MMI III)
51.2 km NW of epicenter [Map] (reported through our app)
Yacine REZGUI - EL BIAR (61.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alger (59.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Blida, Algeria / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Algier, hydra / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kouba / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Ain naadja / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Hamiz / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
62.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Alger / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kolea / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hydra (62.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Yup (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Un peux fort (reported through EMSC)
Oued Smar (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : C'était horrible. (reported through EMSC)
Tipasa (Algeria, 105 km W of epicenter) : Very strong earthquake (reported through EMSC)
Bou Saâda (Algeria, 142 km SE of epicenter) : Sensation de mouvement du lit (reported through EMSC)
Béni Messous (Algeria, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Je dormais quand j'ai ressenti la secousse. (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Rabbi settar (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Une forte secousse (reported through EMSC)
Tipaza (Algeria, 95 km W of epicenter) : ربي يلطف بينااللهم اجعل خير اعمالنا خواتيمها (reported through EMSC)
Rahmania (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : It woke me up, the building was moving from the left to the right 5th floor. But alhamdoulilah no body is injured.Algiers (reported through EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : الله يجيب الخير (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Elle a dure trop long (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : C'est une secousse forte (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Une secousse bien ressentie (reported through EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : It was strong (reported through EMSC)
Bougara (Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Lah yaj3el el khir hada makan (reported through EMSC)
Thenia (Algeria, 40 km N of epicenter) : الحمد لله من دون خسائر، الثنية شعرنا بالزلزال قوي نوعا ما (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Sentido em El Biar (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : It was very strong and my whole house shook (reported through EMSC)
M'Chedallah (Algeria, 69 km E of epicenter) : Bien secoué .... Allah yester ..... (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Rapide (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Le tremblement à duré au moins 40 secondes, les fenêtres ont vibré et le lustre a balancè. (reported through EMSC)
Boufarik (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : Espérant qu'il n'y aura rien de grave. (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Ce n'est pas la première fois que je ressens un tremblement de terre. Mais (magnitude et/ou proximité de l'épicentre ?) c'est la première fois que j'en ressens une manifestation aussi tangible. Aucune inquiétude mais suffisamment de curiosité pour que ce matin j'ai essayé d'en savoir plus et j'ai découvert votre site. (reported through EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria, 73 km NW of epicenter) : Pendant 5 secondes environ à douaouda wilaya de tipaza (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 73 km NW of epicenter) : Bien secouer (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 73 km NW of epicenter) : secousse importante (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 72 km NW of epicenter) : Très forte secousse. Hamdoullah qui n'a pas duré. (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 72 km NW of epicenter) : Ain benian on l'a bien senti rabi yastor c'était fort (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 70 km NW of epicenter) : Très fort (reported through EMSC)
Béni Messous (Algeria, 67 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai senti comme un craquement et cela a duré quelques secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Ben Choud (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Plus de peur que de mal ! (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 66 km W of epicenter) : Quite strong. (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Long and strong. ..sussultory (reported through EMSC)
Béni Messous (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse assez longuePas trop forte... (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 65 km W of epicenter) : I FELT THE SOFA SHAKING UNDERNEATH ME (reported through EMSC)
Bouzaréah (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Moyenne en intensité, elle a duré quelques secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 64 km W of epicenter) : it wasn't so frightening, 2-3 small shakes :) (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 64 km W of epicenter) : Felt it, it was more like a tremor, however it did awake everyone at home... (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 64 km W of epicenter) : Après le ciel orange qu'il a fait tout a l'heure, c'était sans surprise.. (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 64 km NW of epicenter) : Forte secousses (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 64 km W of epicenter) : An earthquake lasted couple of seconds 7-10 (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai bien ressenti, le lustre a balancé à dely ibrahim alger Algérie (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : ressenti a tizi ouzou endormi par terre (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 63 km W of epicenter) : à bien secouer mais n'as pas durer الله يستر (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : 3oooohh zenzla (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Noticed slight shaking (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougé. durant presque 1 min? (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Dieu merci, plus de peur que de mal. On a bien ressenti le sol bouger sous nos pieds, c'était d'une façon horizontale comme un tamis. Lahcene de Draria w.Alger (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Resanti (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Petit bruit, petite vibration. (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 62 km W of epicenter) : Le sofa a bouger (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Très long séisme ça ne voulait pas s'arrêter (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : secousse qui nous a réveillé (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Légère secousse qui réveille du sommeil (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Mon lit a fait du swing (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Fort (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Je viens de le ressentir (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Oui une secousse qui a duree (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Horrible et nuit blanche (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : the longest 10 seconds of my life, I'm in a dorm room, and outside my room everyone is standing in the hallways chatting... none of us had had training about what to do in this situations. (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ressenti a Alger ! Il a duré quelques secondes assez long par rapport aux anciens récents. (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Puissante la secousse. (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Un léger socousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a duré quand même , plus de 10 secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Douera (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bougé (reported through EMSC)
Douera (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Un seisme bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : So strong from Cheraga (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : J'étais dans la voiture et j'ai ressenti comme un coup de vent violent. (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Y a juste 2 minute (reported through EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Séisme très long (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : Une trentaine de secondes (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai eu peur. .. (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : It commenced with a slight shake back and forth i was on my bed it lasted 20seconds ...its shaking right now as I'm typing this testimony (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : Allah yastor !!! Fort fort! (reported through EMSC)
Khraicia (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Très long moment de tremblement (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Bien secoue 2 ou 3 seconde (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Otel odasının 11 katında hissettim (reported through EMSC)
Birtouta (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Leger (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Ça à durée quelques 30 secondes mais heureusement pas trop fort hamdollah (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Ca a bouger. ... (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse forte ,mais de courte durée . (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Légère secousse ressentie à KOUBA, alger (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Kount ra9da apres hessit bel bank t7arek rebi yltef bina ! (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse forte de courte durée env 6s (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 54 km NW of epicenter) : assez fort ressenti pour être 5 (reported through EMSC)
Alger (Algeria, 54 km NW of epicenter) : Fort, réveillé de mon séisme (reported through EMSC)
Alger (Algeria, 54 km NW of epicenter) : Fort, tout bouge, j'étais endormis je me suis réveillé (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Forte (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : C'était un peu fort quand même (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Horizontal and long obe (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Il a duré dans le temps (reported through EMSC)
Birtouta (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Des amis à moi vivent à 20 kilomètres de moi l'ont très bien senti (reported through EMSC)
Birtouta (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : No i just feel it and get up from my sleeping (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Sa a duré 7 seconde (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Je me suis réveiller de mon someil (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Au environ d'alger (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Oui duree 10 a 15s (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Forte secousse et bruit sourd (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Trop Rapid (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : الهزة كانت قوية... (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Ca ma révéller (reported through EMSC)
Oued Smar (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bougé comme pas possible. Ça dépasse les 5° facile. Allah yedj3el elkhir. (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Réveiller de mon sommeil (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Forte soucouseDar El BeidaAlger (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Très forte (reported through EMSC)
Oued Smar (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Ça à bien bouger, je dormais je me suis réveillée en panique (reported through EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Trop fort rabi ystar (reported through EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Très fort (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Oui, je l'ai ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Bien secoué du côté de BOUMERDES (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : It was scary (reported through EMSC)
Corso (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Fort (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 44 km NW of epicenter) : Acordei! Habito no 5 andar. (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 44 km NW of epicenter) : Acordei (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Bien secoué mais plus de peur que du mal الله يستر (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Hedadj (Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse assez forte mais sans dégâts vers 00h55!!! Lieu reghaia (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Hedadj (Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Un tremblement de terre qui a duré 15s (reported through EMSC)
Hammedi (Algeria, 42 km NW of epicenter) : Ça m'a reveillé du someil (reported through EMSC)
Issers (Algeria, 41 km N of epicenter) : No damages hmd (reported through EMSC)
Bouira (Algeria, 36 km E of epicenter) : bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria, 25 km N of epicenter) : Oui darbt 9awia rebi Yestar (reported through EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria, 25 km N of epicenter) : Tres foooort (reported through EMSC)
Djebahia (Algeria, 22 km NE of epicenter) : حركات ارتدادية طويلة المدة مع صوت جهور ! (reported through EMSC)
Mihoub (Algeria, 6 km W of epicenter) : It was verry strong, It was terrifying, all things in the house are broken, w'rd still out, and no body from authorities visited us, children and olders one are terrifying- rabbi jib elkhir, 'cos we don't know what damages it couse until now. (reported through EMSC)
Mihoub (Algeria, 2 km W of epicenter) : الحمد لله (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 69 km NW of epicenter) : Je ne sais pas pourquoi au même moment plusieurs bateaux à Sidifredj ont pris feu ???? (reported through EMSC)
Beni Messous (Algeria, 67 km NW of epicenter) : Hada issamouh تحذير لرمضان (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : It shaked really good. May Allah protect us. Nothing you can do. (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Allah akbar (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 64 km W of epicenter) : On a bien ressenti de séisme elle à bien secouée (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ca a Tardé Lah ister (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 62 km W of epicenter) : C'était assez fort (reported through EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : il s'agit d'une secousse qui a duré 15 secondes environ. l'intensité constaté par élévation de vitesse. al hamdou li lah (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : La secousse commença doucement avec le son de craquements puis ça a durée 10 secondes je crois, le lustre a balancé. (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 54 km NW of epicenter) : C'était long (reported through EMSC)
Bourouba (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : الله اكبر الله اكبر الله اكبر (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : ربي يلطف (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Très forte (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : الحمد لله على كل حال هزة ارضية عنيفة ايقضتنا من النوم ربي يستر الدار البيضاء (reported through EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Dieu merci elle était sans dégâts ...mais elle était forte (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Strong one (reported through EMSC)
Corso (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bougé très fort (reported through EMSC)
Amizour (Algeria, 130 km E of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougé. Allah yester (reported through EMSC)
Tipaza (Algeria, 98 km W of epicenter) : هزت (reported through EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria, 80 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bien secoué je l'ai vraiment ressenti celui là (reported through EMSC)
Chaïba (Algeria, 76 km NW of epicenter) : It lasted few seconds... (reported through EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria, 72 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ressenti douaouda (w tipaza) (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 71 km NW of epicenter) : Très fort (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 71 km NW of epicenter) : Some objects felt down. (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 69 km NW of epicenter) : Light (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 68 km NW of epicenter) : Moyenne secousse qui nous a réveillé du sommeil à 00h54 (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 67 km NW of epicenter) : Très bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 67 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai très ressenti la secousse (reported through EMSC)
Mahelma (Algeria, 67 km NW of epicenter) : زعزعني الفراش الله يستر (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ressenti sur Alger... (reported through EMSC)
Alger (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Ravi yestar (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 66 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ré centième du côté de ou le fayet le lustre à bien bougé mais de courte durée (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Ça à bien bouger ça m'a réveiller et le reste de ma famille .Salutations (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : C'est fréquent depuis quelques mois Kam (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Sens est ouest. Durée 5 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bouzaréah (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : ça a duré environ 10 secondes et ça a fait bouger mon bureau (reported through EMSC)
Bouzaréah (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : It was strong (reported through EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Elle a bien durée.Que Dieu tout puissant nous protèges (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 65 km NW of epicenter) : Everything was chaking (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 64 km NW of epicenter) : Oui on a ressenti la secousse (ouled fayette) (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 64 km NW of epicenter) : Bruit sourd puis les secousses faibles qui se sont intensifiers hamdoullah sallamat inchaallah (reported through EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria, 64 km NW of epicenter) : Assez fort (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti légèrement (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Brève secousse accompagnée d'un vrombrissement (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : plus de peur que de mal , aucun dégat constaté (reported through EMSC)
Alger (Algeria, 63 km NW of epicenter) : Je l'ai bien sentie (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bougé un peu et puis ça s'est arrêté. (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : A little bit shaky but not dangerously. It lasts dor a while.... (reported through EMSC)
Casbah (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : C étais fort comeme (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : Je dormais profondément et j'ai été réveillé par une secousse assez forte (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 62 km NW of epicenter) : je suis a alger et j'ai ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Secouse qui a bouger mon lit un peu longue quand meme (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 61 km W of epicenter) : Ça a bouger pendant 5 secondes allah yestor (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : هزة ليست ضعيفة كانت مرعبة (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : ربي يستر (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Alaho akbar (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Assez fort (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Sacré secousse. Le bureau et les lustres ont bien bougé plusieurs secondes. Même en ayant hésité 4 ou 5 secondes, me suis levé et marché une dizaine de pas et ça tremblait toujours... (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : C'était très fort (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 61 km NW of epicenter) : Scary, felt this and I'm in Baba hassen (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Wake me up (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : j'habite une maison tres ancienne du style coloniale construite en 1896 avec des murs de soutainement de 60 cm et l'etage a ete construit sur des supports metaliques (rails) ce qui accentue la sensation du seisme j'habite le centre d'alger qui est tres loin de l'epicentre du seisme (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Hamdoullah...mais c' (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : lasted a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : ربي يسترنا و يحفظنا ويجعل الخير قبل شهر رمضان الكريم (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Lah yesster (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Felt in El harrach, Algiers (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : A little one (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 60 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ressentis (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 59 km W of epicenter) : الصور زغد راح او ولا (reported through EMSC)
El Mouradia (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : À duré une quinzaine de secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : C'était pas une blague (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 59 km NW of epicenter) : Séisme ressenti à birkhadem (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 58 km NW of epicenter) : Beaucoup de bruits rabi yster (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Je suis au 8 étage sa bouger ou plutôt tanguer sans plus (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Une secousse sans bruit qui a duré quelque seconde (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Ca a vraiment bougé, Dieu nous protège (reported through EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Loud and strong. Made everything shake and woke everyone up (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 57 km NW of epicenter) : Séisme de plusieurs secondes (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Séisme ressenti à Alger (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Allah y aster (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : un peu long... Il semble qu'il y a eu deux ou trois vu qu'il y a eu un va puis un retour en puissance en 03 fois... la 04me plus faible en disparition. (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bien secoué. Rabbi yjib elkhir nchallah (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse ressentie assez violemment (reported through EMSC)
Birtouta (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Elle a bien secouer birtouta alger (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Secousse légère (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a tremblé...husseindey... (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 56 km NW of epicenter) : Ravi ydje3al El khir (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 55 km NW of epicenter) : Assez fort duré 30 seconds (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 54 km NW of epicenter) : Une secousse légère (reported through EMSC)
Bourouba (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Une bonne secousse de quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Allah yaster (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : Tres fort Allah yej3al l khir (reported through EMSC)
Zéralda (Algeria, 53 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai bien resentie (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Taya (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Vibration intense ressentie à Ain Taya (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Forte secousse ! (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 52 km NW of epicenter) : Rabi yostor (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 51 km NW of epicenter) : A mon avis 2 secouse intervalle de 2s (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 51 km NW of epicenter) : Deep ....Banezzouar (reported through EMSC)
H'raoua (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : It was strong I live In the 4th Floor (reported through EMSC)
H'raoua (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : I m in Hroua I felt it. (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Je pense pas 4.8 (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 49 km NW of epicenter) : Des secousse forte mais plus de peur que de malle الحمد لله (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougé !!! (reported through EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : كانت سريعة، و لكن مرعبة، خصوصا في الليل و مع السكون، انا كنت نائما فايق ضمني (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 48 km NW of epicenter) : Ca a durée quelques minutes plus longue que les récentes fois (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Allahou akbar. Forte secousse tres bien ressentie a dar el beida hamdoulah pas de dégats (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 47 km NW of epicenter) : Ek hamdollah (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 46 km NW of epicenter) : Ont dormait c'était effrayant. ça a bien bougé Mon dieu que c'est difficile de vivre avec ça . J'en tremble encore (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Très fort (reported through EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : الله يستر (reported through EMSC)
Corso (Algeria, 45 km NW of epicenter) : Très fort (reported through EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria, 44 km NW of epicenter) : استيقظت مفزوعا والحمد لله، sa ressantie bien je pense que c'est a mihoub (reported through EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria, 44 km NW of epicenter) : Ça à bouger (reported through EMSC)
Boudouaou (Algeria, 44 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai bien ressenti la secousse. (reported through EMSC)
Bouira (Algeria, 35 km E of epicenter) : Normal walefna (reported through EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria, 26 km N of epicenter) : زلزال عنيف ربي يستر (reported through EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria, 25 km N of epicenter) : C'était effrayant, elle a duré une dizaine de secondes, j'étais au premier étage tout le monde s'est réveillé (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Bessem (Algeria, 17 km E of epicenter) : ڨادره (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Medea, 15 km northwest of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, Algeria, 28 May 2016 23:54 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (40 quakes):
  • 10 Jul 2016 13:21 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 06 Jul 2016 20:52 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Jul 2016 12:30 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Jun 2016 01:31 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    19 km (11.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 17 Jun 2016 12:25 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 09 Jun 2016 01:56 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 04 Jun 2016 16:30 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 04 Jun 2016 05:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Jun 2016 03:53 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 03 Jun 2016 21:06 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 03 Jun 2016 20:29 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 02 Jun 2016 23:31 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 02 Jun 2016 19:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 22:34 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 09:12 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jun 2016 06:02 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Medea, 15 km northwest of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, Algeria, on Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 23:54 (GMT)
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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 10 Oct 1980 12:25
    | 7.3 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    40 years ago
    |
    196km / 122mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 21 May 2003 18:44
    | 6.8 |
    12km / 7.5mi
    |
    18 years ago
    |
    67km / 41mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 29 Oct 1989 19:09
    | 6.0 |
    5.7km / 3.5mi
    |
    31 years ago
    |
    107km / 67mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 01 Aug 2014 04:11
    | 5.5 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    6 years ago
    |
    70km / 44mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 17 Jul 2013 03:00
    | 5.5 |
    20km / 12.4mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    33km / 21mi
    | SE BLIDA.ARG
  • 10 Feb 2016 01:12
    | 4.8 |
    unknown
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    51km / 32mi
    | S ARGEL.ARG
  • 16 May 2016 09:19
    | 4.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    8km / 5mi
    | NORTHERN ALGERIA
  • 10 Apr 2016 17:48
    | 4.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    9km / 6mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 21 Apr 2016 13:32
    | 4.5 |
    unknown
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    34km / 21mi
    | SW BOUIRA.ARG
  • 25 Aug 2015 09:58
    | 4.4 |
    14km / 8.7mi
    |
    5 years ago
    |
    74km / 46mi
    | MEDITERR
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