Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 14 km southwest of El Affroun, Tipaza, Algeria, on Monday, 8 January 2018 at 16:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3877°N / 2.5142°E (Tipaza, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SW of El Affroun (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Hadjout (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Mouzaïa (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Chiffa (Blida) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Médéa (Medea) (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WSW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ENE of Khemis Miliana (Aïn Defla) (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||- 13km SW of El Affroun, Algeria||USGS|
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