Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 14 km west of Lafayette, Setif, Algeria, on Monday, 21 January 2019 at 07:43 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 32 km depth
Date & time: 21 Jan 2019 07:43:28 UTC
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3587°N / 4.939°E (Sétif, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NE of Bordj Zemoura (Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Lafayette (Sétif) (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Barbacha (Béjaïa) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Feraoun (Béjaïa) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ESE of Akbou (Béjaïa) (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of Aïn Arnat (Sétif) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of El Achir (Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 158,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Setif (Sétif) (pop: 288,500) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ESE of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) ESE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||32 km||Ne Bordj Bou Arreridj.arg (Algeria)||IGN|
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