Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 93 km northwest of Algiers, Algeria, on Wednesday, 18 December 2019 at 17:01 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Dec 17:05 UTC: First to report: IGN after 4 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2119°N / 2.2325°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Castiglione (Cheraga) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) NW of Kolea (pop: 31,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Birkhadem (pop: 71,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Beni Mered (pop: 92,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Baraki (pop: 105,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WNW of Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) N of Kêf Bisnês Island --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Djezirat el Kadra Island --> 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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|M 4.0||10 km||MEDITERR (Algeria)||IGN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
299.2 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)