Mag. 4.1 earthquake - Aïn Defla, 14 km west of Médéa, Medea, Algeria, on Monday, 8 January 2018 at 16:20 (GMT)

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - Aïn Defla, 14 km west of Médéa, Medea, Algeria, on Monday, 8 January 2018 at 16:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 6 km depth

Date & time: 8 Jan 2018 16:20:11 UTC
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.2976°N / 2.6089°E (Aïn Defla, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) WNW of Médéa (Medea) (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) S of El Affroun (Tipaza) (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSW of Mouzaïa (Tipaza) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSW of Chiffa (Blida) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Boû Arfa (Blida) (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WNW of Berrouaghia (Medea) (pop: 80,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) E of Khemis Miliana (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.16 kmW MEDEA.ARGIGN

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ELBIAR (64.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Boumedfaa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
64.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
72.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alger / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers , Hussein Dey / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alger / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Madania / Light shaking (MMI IV)
bordj el bahri / Weak shaking (MMI III)
De lu ibrahim (61.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bachdjerah (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Assez fort (reported through EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : نسأل الله السلامة من كل ذنب (reported through EMSC)
El-Harrach (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Merci (reported through EMSC)
Hydra (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Pas trop (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 28 km NE of epicenter) : Merci (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 26 km NE of epicenter) : Ca n'a pas trop duré et c'etait pas aussi fort que celui d'il y a qlqs jours, heureusement (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse ressenti à jolie vue, Kouba. (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 21 km NW of epicenter) : i felt it .from tipaza (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 82 km NE of epicenter) : I felt it ! (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : حسينالها (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti a ouled fayet (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Une secousse assez forte accompagnée d'un bruit à Demy Brahim (reported through EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Non, simplement léger mais ressenti (reported through EMSC)
بوفاريك (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : ربي يلطف (reported through EMSC)
Cherchell (Algeria, 37 km NW of epicenter) : Bien Vibrer,Effet de Surprise ? (reported through EMSC)
حمام ريغة (Algeria, 9 km NW of epicenter) : كنت في السيارة في الطريق الوطني رقم 4 ببلدية واد جر كنت اسير بسرعة حوالي 60كم سا واحسست ب اهتزاز السيارة يمينا ويسارا ولم اعرف السبب الا بعد وصول رسالة من التطبيق على حدوث زلزال (reported through EMSC)
Chlef (Algeria, 108 km W of epicenter) : ضربت فوور هاذ المرة (reported through EMSC)
Corso (Algeria, 92 km NE of epicenter) : Fraction de seconde. Le lustre a bougé légèrement (reported through EMSC)
برج البحري (Algeria, 81 km NE of epicenter) : Légère vibration (reported through EMSC)
الرويبة (Algeria, 80 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse ressentie à Rouiba. (reported through EMSC)
برج البحري (Algeria, 79 km NE of epicenter) : petite secousse rapide (reported through EMSC)
برج الكيفان (Algeria, 78 km NE of epicenter) : Un bruit (reported through EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : هزة أرضية خفيفة (reported through EMSC)
Dar el Beida (Algeria, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Du côté de Dar El Beida ça a bougé! (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 72 km NE of epicenter) : Elle a tardée (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 71 km NE of epicenter) : On a bien ressenti sur alger et ça a duré plusieurs secondes (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 71 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse durée 7 secondes heure 17h 20 gmt 1 (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 69 km NE of epicenter) : El harrach (reported through EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Une légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : 4.3 blida (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 67 km NE of epicenter) : Chouia machi bezef (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : I felt an earthquake and stuff moved for a few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Oued Koriche (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Une replique peut etre . (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : J étais assis la chaise à légèrement tangue durant 5 seconde. Je suis à Hussein dey au 6 ème et dernièr etage (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Husseindey... (reported through EMSC)
Bourouba (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Elle a durè6 à 7 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Dans le métro pas trop (reported through EMSC)
Hussein Dey (Algeria, 66 km NE of epicenter) : Ressentie bien comme il faut !! (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : ربي يستر الهزة الأرضية خفيفة (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Assez forte secousse mais brève. (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Oui je suis au travaille et j senti bien la secouce et l'imeuble a vibrer (reported through EMSC)
Bouzareah (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : J'ai entendu un bruit avec une petite vibration moi et ma mère (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 65 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse de quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ça bouge (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Un siesme moyene (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Faint shaking, nothing serious (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Bof (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Une secousse (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Yes (reported through EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : little bit strong... (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bougé (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : i think it is about 4.1 to 4.3 (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse mais bien ressentie (El Biar) (reported through EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria, 64 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse. Courte. Les objets sur la table ont tremblé (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Les sources vitres ont bouger environ 2 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bouger bab Zouar (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Ohhh dear (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : La porte tremblais et je l'ai remarqué en voyant l'eau de la bouteille (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 63 km NE of epicenter) : Courte (reported through EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : little bit stong... (reported through EMSC)
براقي (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Wa3ra (reported through EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Un peut (reported through EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria, 62 km NE of epicenter) : Ca a secoué fort heureusement très courte durée (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 61 km NE of epicenter) : Ça secoue (reported through EMSC)
الشراقة (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse ressentie à cheraga/Alger/Algérie, d'une magnitude égale, selon mes expériences vécues, approximativement de 3,5. (reported through EMSC)
Ben Aknoun (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Secousse (reported through EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria, 60 km NE of epicenter) : Très bien ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Moussa (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : 4.3 (reported through EMSC)
Ain Benian (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : Y'a eu un séisme (reported through EMSC)
الجزائر (Algeria, 59 km NE of epicenter) : Ça a bough (reported through EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria, 58 km NE of epicenter) : Just felt an earthquake Algiers few minutes ago. It wasn't a strong one and it didn't last long just fee seconds (reported through EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria, 58 km NE of epicenter) : I estimate this earthquake between 2.5 and 3 (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Rien (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti (reported through EMSC)
أولاد فايت (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Séisme ressenti modéré mais sans dégâts (reported through EMSC)
أولاد فايت (Algeria, 57 km NE of epicenter) : Sa a bien bouger (reported through EMSC)
أولاد فايت (Algeria, 56 km NE of epicenter) : Un bruit (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 55 km NE of epicenter) : Staoueli j'ai ressenti un séisme et du bruit (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 54 km NE of epicenter) : Staoueli (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 54 km NE of epicenter) : It was very light (reported through EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria, 53 km NE of epicenter) : Combien svpl (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 49 km NE of epicenter) : It was violent (reported through EMSC)
زرالدة (Algeria, 47 km NE of epicenter) : Je l'ai ressenti,que Dieu nous préserve. (reported through EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : Légère secousse (reported through EMSC)
Boufarik (Algeria, 42 km NE of epicenter) : i felt it (reported through EMSC)
بني مراد (Algeria, 38 km NE of epicenter) : Un peu (reported through EMSC)
Kolea (Algeria, 37 km NE of epicenter) : encore un autre, tres court et sec (reported through EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria, 35 km NE of epicenter) : il a duré quelques secondes (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 35 km NE of epicenter) : خفيفة (reported through EMSC)
Ouled Yaich (Algeria, 33 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse d'une durée de 2 à 3 secondes (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 32 km NE of epicenter) : Ok (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti légèrement (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Je pense qu'il est d'une magnitude de 3 degrés environ (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 30 km NE of epicenter) : Everything was shaking around me! (reported through EMSC)
Blida (Algeria, 29 km NE of epicenter) : الله اكبر (reported through EMSC)
Ain Tagourait (Algeria, 27 km N of epicenter) : Pas trop fort mais long.... (reported through EMSC)
المدية (Algeria, 24 km SE of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti des secousses à Médéa (reported through EMSC)
المدية (Algeria, 23 km SE of epicenter) : Seisme d’une magnitude élevée. (reported through EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria, 23 km SE of epicenter) : North algeria oued djar blida (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 20 km NW of epicenter) : On a ressenti une secousse terrifiante j'habite a Hadjout tipaza (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 20 km NW of epicenter) : من حجوط تقريب 16 كلم. من مركز الهزة بقياس. غوغل. ايرث (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 20 km NW of epicenter) : No (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 20 km NW of epicenter) : 4,3 we felt it (reported through EMSC)
حجوط (Algeria, 20 km NW of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Ahmar El Ain (Algeria, 17 km N of epicenter) : C,était forte (reported through EMSC)
Hammam Righa (Algeria, 16 km W of epicenter) : ضربت مليح :) (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 15 km NE of epicenter) : Petite secousse (reported through EMSC)
العفرون (Algeria, 14 km NE of epicenter) : لقد أحسست بقوتها في العفرون (reported through EMSC)
Boumedfaa (Algeria, 5 km W of epicenter) : Un grand boum (reported through EMSC)
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