Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 15 km east of Bejaia, Algeria, on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 at 14:27 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 15 km east of Bejaia, Algeria, on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 at 14:27 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 6 Feb 2018 14:27:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.75°N / 5.2566°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) E of Bejaia (pop: 164,100) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NE of Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) NW of BABOR - VILLE (Babor) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ENE of el hed (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Lafayette (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Bordj Bou Arreridj (pop: 168,300) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) E of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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fuengirola (881.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Béjaïa (Algeria, 22 km NW of epicenter) : J'étais à l'école quand j'ai senti une légère secousse (reported through EMSC)  
(Algeria, 14 km S of epicenter) : J'ai ressenti tala ifacen (reported through EMSC)  
Souk-Oufella (Algeria, 50 km W of epicenter) : J'ai senti le sol bouger sous mes pieds à deux reprises pendant environ 5 secondes. (reported through EMSC)  
Sidi-Aïch (Algeria, 47 km W of epicenter) : Courte secousse (reported through EMSC)  
حمام القرقور (Algeria, 31 km SW of epicenter) : كانت خفيفة ولكن الكل شعر بها.. سطيف (reported through EMSC)  
Béjaïa (Algeria, 22 km NW of epicenter) : J'ai eu peur (reported through EMSC)  
Taskriout (Algeria, 7 km SE of epicenter) : Seisme intense a Bejaia. Algeria (reported through EMSC)  
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