Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 7.5 km southwest of El Affroun, Tipaza, Algeria, on Sunday, 1 April 2018 at 16:42 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4374°N / 2.5514°E (Tipaza, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of El Affroun (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Mouzaïa (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Hadjout (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Chiffa (Blida) (pop: 23,200) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) W of Boû Arfa (Blida) (pop: 44,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Médéa (Medea) (pop: 147,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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