Moderate mag. 3.6 earthquake - 7.1 km northwest of el hed, Béjaïa, Algeria, on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 12:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
16 Dec 13:10 UTC: First to report: IGN after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Dec 2019 12:57:30 UTC
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.6957°N / 4.7188°E (Béjaïa, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NW of el hed (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) W of El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) N of Seddouk (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WNW of Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Feraoun (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Akbou (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WSW of Bejaia (pop: 164,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) E of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||1 km||W Bejaia.arg (Algeria)||IGN|
|3.7||1 km||Northern Algeria||EMSC|
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