Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 0.7 km west of Médéa, Medea, Algeria, on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 at 20:59 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 0.7 km west of Médéa, Medea, Algeria, on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 at 20:59 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 2 Jan 2018 20:59:36 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.2631°N / 2.7458°E (Medea, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (0 mi) W of Médéa (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Berrouaghia (pop: 80,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Chiffa (Blida) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Boû Arfa (Blida) (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Mouzaïa (Tipaza) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of El Affroun (Tipaza) (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSW of Beni Mered (Blida) (pop: 92,700) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) SSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.810 kmSW MEDEA.ARGIGN

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Zemouri / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : هزة قوية تحرك العمارة باكملها
Raïs Hamidou (66 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Ahmer el ain tipaza / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I was choked I rund out and all people run to out side and this broke wall from our house
Blida,Soumma (17.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : the mirror started shaking and so did my bed.it went on for less than 2 minutes.nothing fell off the table.Nothinf inside the closets fell
sahel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
ain benian alger / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : plus de peur que de mal
algeria , Medea city / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Zeralda (48.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Guercif (597.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
djirar zoubir , les bananiers tres fortement ress / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : djrar zoubir n des bananiers tres violent non s'est sauvé
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt it while i was driving, the car juste shook and i nearly drove out the way throught the seperation in the corner. But it wasn't that shaky, you juste feel it and you recognize that it's an earthquake.
Blida / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dar el beida / Light shaking (MMI IV) : At Dar el Beida Algiers
Raïs Hamidou / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Un peu secouer mais plus de bruit.
68.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Cheraga (58.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
25.4 km N of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
394.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
El achour (56.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Im exactly in tipaza i feel it it was a strong one (38.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Chers va algiers / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
74 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
56.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
BIRKHADEM / Light shaking (MMI IV)
ALGIERS / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I WAS REALLY AFREID SPECIALY I WAS ALAY
Hydra Algierd / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Koléa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Secoué, bruits des meubles. Durée au moins une minute.
Birkhadem algiers / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Algiers / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
ain benian alger / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderate shacking but not for long time (about 15-20 secondes)
Hadjout (39.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Every thing was shaking .. i ran out ..
102.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
boufarik (37.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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37.5 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Beausejour Birmandreis / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bouharoun / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
blida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tissmsilt (110.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
kouba , algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
27.6 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Rouiba / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i felt it
Gue de Constantine (57.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The whole bed was shaking and the light fixture above was swinging.
algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algers / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
24.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Algiers (61 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
algiers algeria / Light shaking (MMI IV) : frightening as usual when earth shakes
Dar El Beida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
22.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Blida / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
berrouaghia / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Bir khadem / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
24.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Medea / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Douaouda (Algeria, 46 km NE of epicenter) : On l a tres bien ressenti a douaouda (reported through EMSC)
Boumedfaa (Algeria, 11 km NW of epicenter) : خلعتنا (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : La durée était un peu longue (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Juste un coup (reported through EMSC)
Berrouaghia (Algeria, 36 km SE of epicenter) : Très forte (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 17 km E of epicenter) : كانت قوية (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 68 km NE of epicenter) : Strong shaking with noise. May Allah protect us (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Rabi yostor secousse très forte (reported through EMSC)
Cheraga (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Forte secousse accompagné d'un bruit , les meubles et les lustres ont tremblé ce qui a affolé les enfants.Pas de dégâts matériels. (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : هزة ارضية قوية نوعا ما غرب العاصمة ان شاء الله السلامة للجميع (reported through EMSC)
Cherchell (Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Hazet on as ressenti a cherchell (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Du bruit peu de vibrations.... Le centre local parle d'une magnitude de 4.8 à l'ouest (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Similaire au passage d'un gros camion dans la rue (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Oups ca bouge (reported through EMSC)
Larbaa (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : J bien ressenti le tremblement au 2em étage (reported through EMSC)
Chiffa (Algeria, 22 km NE of epicenter) : It was longer than usual and noisy, a very terrifiying experience (reported through EMSC)
Ben Aknoun (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Même à cette distance c'était bien ressentie ... certainement la croûte terrestre qui à bougée était assez énorme veut l'intensité de l'impact et la profondeur du séisme. (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 922 km S of epicenter) : Fort (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 922 km S of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة . الابيار العاصمة. (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 141 km E of epicenter) : ressenti légèrement (reported through EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria, 141 km E of epicenter) : Légère secousse dédoublée qui a duré assez longtemps. Perceptible sur la lampe de chevet qui s'est mise à vibrer sur la table. (reported through EMSC)
Draa Ben Khedda (Algeria, 134 km E of epicenter) : Faible secousse (reported through EMSC)
Dar Beïda (Algeria, 130 km NE of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة تاع 7 ثواني بالتقريبربي يستر ويلطف ان شاء الله (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 114 km NE of epicenter) : Legere secousse (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Bessem (Algeria, 100 km E of epicenter) : حسينالها بصح خفيفة، ربي يستر (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 98 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti ce séisme de Boumerdes (reported through EMSC)
الأخضرية (Algeria, 97 km E of epicenter) : Légère secousse. (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdes (Algeria, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdes (Algeria, 97 km NE of epicenter) : Lasted about 1 min (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 96 km NE of epicenter) : Les lustres ont bougé (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 96 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse à Boumerdes (reported through EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria, 95 km NE of epicenter) : Séisme moyen ! 5 secindes. BOUMERDES (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 95 km SW of epicenter) : Au 5em etage en a bien secoué pendant 8 a 10 sd (reported through EMSC)
Boudouaou (Algeria, 89 km NE of epicenter) : Lit qui ballance et portes de l'armoire qui vibrent (reported through EMSC)
Boudouaou (Algeria, 88 km NE of epicenter) : لقد شعرت بهذه الهزة الأرضية (reported through EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a duré un moment, et c'était vertical (reported through EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Petite soucouse ouii (reported through EMSC)
El Kharrouba (Algeria, 85 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Taya (Algeria, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti à Ain taya (reported through EMSC)
H'raoua (Algeria, 84 km NE of epicenter) : C'était assez fort (reported through EMSC)
H'raoua (Algeria, 84 km NE of epicenter) : هزة قوية نوعا ما. الله يجعل الخير (reported through EMSC)
Ain Taya (Algeria, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Assez fort et court (reported through EMSC)
Ain Taya (Algeria, 84 km NE of epicenter) : Was average we felt it but everything us alright, no broken things (reported through EMSC)
H'raoua (Algeria, 83 km NE of epicenter) : Une secousse qui n'a pas duré dans le temps. Allah y'a Settat. (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria, 82 km NE of epicenter) : Le lit a vibrer légèrement (reported through EMSC)
برج الكيفان (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Une fable sismique (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it ( in dergana, east of algiers ) (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Algérie (reported through EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse à Rouiba (reported through EMSC)
برج البحري (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse forte et rapide avec fenêtre qui claque fortement (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 80 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai senti mon lit gondoler comme un bateau pendant une dizaine de secondes (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 80 km NE of epicenter) : Bien secouer (reported through EMSC)
Khemis El Khechna (Algeria, 79 km NE of epicenter) : سبحان الله وبحمده (reported through EMSC)
Khemis El Khechna (Algeria, 78 km NE of epicenter) : strong shake (reported through EMSC)
Khemis El Khechna (Algeria, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Bien bouge (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 77 km NE of epicenter) : الله المستعان (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 77 km NE of epicenter) : Jai resente un secousse (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 77 km NE of epicenter) : Le lustre à bouger (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 74 km NE of epicenter) : No (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Dar el beida (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 74 km NE of epicenter) : Allah yaj3al elkhir hasinalha mli7 (reported through EMSC)
الدار البيضاء (Algeria, 74 km NE of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة ف الدار البيضاء.. ربي يستر ويلطف (reported through EMSC)
الدار البيضاء (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Dar beida alger breve secousse (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Moderate vibration , few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : UN 3.4 à mon avis (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Un petit massageRabi Yosstor. (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Alger bab ezzouar 7ème étage (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Secouse bien ressentie surtout aux étages supérieurs el7amdollilah salamates (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Bien resentie a babezzouar mais a pas tardé..quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Wa3ra dabrt foor (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Ça à bien secoué (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : C'était fort (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Une soucouse faible (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Seisme modéré ressentie à Alger durée 8s (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : الله أكبر (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 71 km NE of epicenter) : ellah akbar (reported through EMSC)
Mohammadia (Algeria, 70 km NE of epicenter) : 10 sec (reported through EMSC)
Oued Smar (Algeria, 70 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti. (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 70 km NE of epicenter) : الله يستر،تحركت مليح. (reported through EMSC)
Bologhine (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : It was very short but the few seconds of shaking were intense. (reported through EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : It was little bit longer than the usual (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Comme deux secousses sèches et espacées. C'est peut-être aussi parce que je dormais. (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Je viens de ressentir un tremblement léger (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : الله يجعل الخير قوية (reported through EMSC)
Meftah (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Un lustre a bougé (reported through EMSC)
Tablat (Algeria, 69 km E of epicenter) : Très faible (reported through EMSC)
Meftah (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Siesme de fort manitude (reported through EMSC)
Meftah (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai sentis (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bouger (reported through EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria, 68 km NE of epicenter) : 5 sur échelle de Richter (reported through EMSC)
Bachdjerrah (Algeria, 68 km NE of epicenter) : ça a duré environs 7 secondes, ça a vibré à deux reprises espacées de 2 à 3 secondes (modéré-faible-modéré), puis tout est stable depuis. (reported through EMSC)
El Harrach (Algeria, 68 km NE of epicenter) : non (reported through EMSC)
Alger (Algeria, 68 km NE of epicenter) : Ca a duré un long moment: 7 secondes ou plus...les portes de la maison ont tremblé ! Peu de bruit mais puissant seisme. Que dieu nous protège. Amen !!! (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Panique générale au studio Zinou Acoustika (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Un petit secousse (reported through EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : الله يستر من كل مكروه (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse verticale (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : I.felt it.shaking hard (reported through EMSC)
El Hammamet (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Bien bouge à bainem (reported through EMSC)
El Hammamet (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Je viens de sentir un tremblement (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Très forte quelque secondes (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse modéré. (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Alger (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : ربي يستر حسيت بيها مليح (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Allahu akbar (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : séisme moyen (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Durée 10 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Secouse bien (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse d'une durée de 5 secondes environ. (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse ressenti a bateau casse fordeleau rien de grv nchlh (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : ça a bien bougé (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Moderate (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse d'une durée approximative de 7 secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Waaaaaaaawwwwwwwwww (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Une belle secousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Assez fort ! (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Bien secoué (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Trop fort secouse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Le lustre a bougé mais ce n’est pas très fort (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Ça boooooouge (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Une bonne secousse de 7 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : It wasn't that hard, my country's news outlets are blowing it out of proportion, they're saying it's a 5, please make a full report so we can know more (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : It was too long (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressentie (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : We heard some strange nois (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Horrible sensation (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Waww (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : assez long ( plusieurs secondes) (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Hopefully Few time. Didnt time long time. Arround 4 or 5 sec (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : About M3.8 (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Il y avait un avant bruit de sorte d'une explosion ; après l’immobilier à commencer à vibrer ainsi que les lustres. Heureusement que j’étais le seul à être effrayer à la maison, les autres membres de la famille vu qu'ils étaient occupé ils n'ont pas ressenti le séisme. (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse forte allah yahfed w yester (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse à KOUBA , alger (reported through EMSC)
Bouzaréah (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : on dirait deux séismes. le premier de quelques secondes (moins de 10 secondes)à et ensuite un deuxième (comme une deuxième vague) et qui a duré 5 à 7 secondes. (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Small shaking of walls at El Biar (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Oui ça a bougé (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Elle nous a bien secoué (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressentie (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Ca a bien bouger 2etages el biar (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : I felt a light one and a second later a big one (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Pas mal (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : secousses de faible intensite durant 6s ..... (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Je rensonti (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Assez fort et long (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse forte et longue (reported through EMSC)
El Mouradia (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Shake the wall (reported through EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti la secousse (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse ressentie, (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Assez forte secousse qui a duré quelques seconde (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti à kouba (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Secoué ici à Alger (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Bien secoué (reported through EMSC)
Béni Messous (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Assez fort mais pas trop long (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : On l'a ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : oui je suis a alger et jai ressentis. (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : J ai senti un tremblement pendant 15 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Ben Aknoun (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Très fortement ressenti. Avec un bruit de tonnerre. Ben Aknoun. (reported through EMSC)
Ben Aknoun (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse modéré (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti cette secousse depuis Alger Ouest au 9ème étage (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bougé un peu (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse longue et trés trés bien ressentie (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti. ... en deux répliques de quelques secondes d'intervalles (reported through EMSC)
Ben Aknoun (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : ressenti plutôt un bruit de fond, pendant ~ 5 à 7 s. (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti la secousse, je suis à Ain Benian. (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bien bouger au moins pendant cinq secondes. Pas de dégâts visibles. (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Vertical... Pendant 15 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Deux secousses en deux secondes d'intervalle la deuxieme courte mais bien sentie (reported through EMSC)
Larbaâ (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Good morning OuyahiaD3awi el fokara qui ont été choqué au marché aujourd'hui (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Une secousse bien ressentie mais brève (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Un séisme qui a duré (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : C'était une secousse légère (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : secousse sismique ressenti qui a durer une trentaine de seconde (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Rebi yessetar (reported through EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة لمدة ثواني (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : petite secousse à Texerain (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : More the sound of it than the vibrations (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Feeling vibrationn (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Small shake now (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Small shake now (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Très significatif الله يلطف (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Quick (reported through EMSC)
براقي (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Un coup moyen (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Une soucouse moyen d'une durée 10 sec avec un bruit profond (reported through EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Mirror vibrating in a restaurant (reported through EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : ف (reported through EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : 10" en 2 reprises (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti mais ce n'est été pas trop forte les lustres bouger. (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Secousses (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Very quickly (reported through EMSC)
عين البنيان (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Bien bougé à Ain benian (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Dieu merci, une secousse assez légère, ça a durer un bon moment. (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Bonnes secousses (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Le bâtiment de 10 étages a été secoué pendant plus de 10 secondes qui ont parues très longues. (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : On a bien ressenti ce seisme a el achour Alger (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : It was small (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Really strong specially when you are in the 08th floor (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Rien senti (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Cheraga bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Un petite secousse (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : 4 degree i guess earthquake i just felt (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Au début j'ai cru que c'était du vent, le bruit était assez fort. Hamdoullah w Sebhane Allah (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai bien ressenti le séisme a charaga (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Fortement ressenti a l ouest de la capital Alger tout a bouge pour 10 a 15 seconde s (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousses bikhadem 70 km (reported through EMSC)
Baraki (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : هزة أرضية قوية (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Pas trop fort, environ 15 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : On a pas vraiment sentis (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Hola Estuve mirando un partido de football e a templan las lámparas (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Trop fort et a duré 20 secondes a peut près (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Un peu longue!!! Mais un peu forte aussi (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressentie durée de 7 à 8 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougé a ouled fayet (reported through EMSC)
Draria (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : Ressentie a differents etages de la maison meme au sous sol. Plus que lors des seismes precedents. (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : هزت مليح (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : J'étais allongé, j'ai ressenti le fauteuil bouger (reported through EMSC)
درارية (Algeria, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Draria Légères secousses ressentie quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougé (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Moussa (Algeria, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bouger, c'est violant (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : 4.5 ou 5.0 c'est quoi lz soucis (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Bine bougé a oulad fayet (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Normal (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : It shakes pretty well :( (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Pas trop fort à notre niveau, baba hassen (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 56 km NE of epicenter) : 10 sn hissedildi (reported through EMSC)
سطاوالي (Algeria, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Long one, more than 5sec (reported through EMSC)
Souidania (Algeria, 55 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti un séisme qui a durée ~20s (reported through EMSC)
Birtouta (Algeria, 54 km NE of epicenter) : الله يجعل الخير (reported through EMSC)
Douera (Algeria, 54 km NE of epicenter) : It was quick and fast (reported through EMSC)
Bougara (Algeria, 53 km NE of epicenter) : هزة ارضية خفيفة (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti pendant plus de 5 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Hamdoallah salamat (reported through EMSC)
Douera (Algeria, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Douera fort secouse hamdoulileh ala salema (reported through EMSC)
Douera (Algeria, 52 km NE of epicenter) : Alger (reported through EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria, 52 km NE of epicenter) : Quelques secondes de secousses avec un bruit (reported through EMSC)
Mahelma (Algeria, 51 km NE of epicenter) : It was longer than usual. (reported through EMSC)
Zéralda (Algeria, 51 km NE of epicenter) : Faible mais longue (reported through EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria, 50 km NE of epicenter) : secousse légère. (reported through EMSC)
Mahelma (Algeria, 50 km NE of epicenter) : Du bruit et des vibrations, qui ont durer quelque seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Ghiles (Algeria, 50 km NW of epicenter) : Ca a bougé à sidi ghiles (reported through EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria, 49 km NE of epicenter) : about 20 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
تسالة المرجى (Algeria, 46 km NE of epicenter) : Très bien ressentie rabi yastor nchalah (reported through EMSC)
Cherchell (Algeria, 43 km NW of epicenter) : Bien secouée a cherchell (reported through EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Kolea ça a bien bougé en 2 temps avec un léger bruit pas de casse (reported through EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Ça bien bougé un léger bruit pas de casse (reported through EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Ca a bien bougé cetait bien ressentie environ 30secondes (reported through EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Edit. Forte suivi par un bruit (reported through EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria, 41 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti aussi à Fouka, wilaya de Tipaza.Dieu merci, plus de peur que de mal (reported through EMSC)
Kolea (Algeria, 41 km NE of epicenter) : ca a bouger 10 sec .peut etre en vertical (reported through EMSC)
Soumaa (Algeria, 39 km NE of epicenter) : Ressentis, avec un bruit (reported through EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria, 39 km N of epicenter) : Long (reported through EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria, 39 km N of epicenter) : C'était lent mais on l'a vraiment ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 38 km NE of epicenter) : Merci (reported through EMSC)
Tipasa (Algeria, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Tipasa (Algeria, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Edit: sorry, meant 2 to 3 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 36 km NE of epicenter) : A bien secoué (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Yaïch (Algeria, 35 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse d'une durée de 4 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bouharoun (Algeria, 35 km N of epicenter) : That was really frightness. We felt like the building was going to fall. (reported through EMSC)
Beni Tamou (Algeria, 34 km NE of epicenter) : It was damn hard (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 34 km NE of epicenter) : More Noise than vibration ! (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 34 km NE of epicenter) : Big Noise ! (reported through EMSC)
Tipaza (Algeria, 33 km NW of epicenter) : A tipaza ... (reported through EMSC)
Tipaza (Algeria, 33 km NW of epicenter) : Tipaza bien ressenti. .. (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Ok (reported through EMSC)
Tipaza (Algeria, 33 km NW of epicenter) : Tipazaaa boujatt mlih (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 31 km NE of epicenter) : Assez forte (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse assez forte (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Forte secousse avec un grondement ! (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : little shaking while in bed (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Des bruits qui ressemblaient à des tonnerres ensuite le fauteuil sur lequel j'étais assi, se met à bouger pendant quelques secondes. (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Des secousses à peu près de 10 secondes faible 3 sur lechel de richter (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Reasonably strong (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse violente qui a duré une dizaine de secondes; cependant je suis formelle sur le fait d'avoir ressenti une 1ere secousse modérée environ 30mn avant celle ci (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Forte secouce (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : هزة أرضية قوية ، اللهم سلم سلم (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Je ne sais pas quelle magnitude, peut-etre 4,5 a 5 degrés (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : الله اكبر ربي رحم عبادو (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse verticale qui a duree 10 sec (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 27 km NW of epicenter) : J bien ressenti le tremblement au 3em étage de mon immeuble (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km NW of epicenter) : هزة قوية نوع ما. هنا. بمدينة. حجوط (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km NW of epicenter) : هزة. متوسطة. شعرنا بها. مع اهتزاز. قوي (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti une secousse moi j'habite a hadjout wilaya de tipaza (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km NW of epicenter) : Forte secousse (reported through EMSC)
Chiffa (Algeria, 22 km NE of epicenter) : It was very different from previous earthquakes I felt before, it was longer than usual and vert scary (reported through EMSC)
Chiffa (Algeria, 22 km NE of epicenter) : Strong earthquake between 5 to 8 sec (reported through EMSC)
El Affroun (Algeria, 19 km N of epicenter) : Très violent même enchalah plus de peur que de dégâts (reported through EMSC)
El Affroun (Algeria, 19 km N of epicenter) : Vraiment ça a bien secouer (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 19 km E of epicenter) : I don't have hanging objects in my room or any liquid recipients or shelves so I can't tell. (reported through EMSC)
Hammam Righa (Algeria, 16 km NW of epicenter) : هزة قوية تحرك الاثاث و ضوضاء قوية (reported through EMSC)
Oued Djer (Algeria, 12 km NW of epicenter) : Forte secousse et panique general (reported through EMSC)
Boumedfaa (Algeria, 10 km NW of epicenter) : Très for même ,vu que je suis a boumedfaa (reported through EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Un bruit de fond suivi de secousse en deux temps (reported through EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria, 79 km NE of epicenter) : Je suis au 4Ème étage à alger, le séisme à durée 7 À 8 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Moderate shaking total duration 8 to 10 sec. (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse très bien ressentie, durée de 30s environs (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Bien ressenti, au 7eme etage. Rien de particulier. (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Violant (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bien bougée (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 0.7 km west of Médéa, Medea, Algeria, on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 at 20:59 (GMT)
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