Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Medea, 29 km northwest of Sour el Ghozlane, Bouira, Algeria, on Saturday, 21 December 2019 at 08:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Dec 09:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3°N / 3.43°E (Medea, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) W of Aïn Bessem (Bouira) (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Sour el Ghozlane (Bouira) (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Lakhdaria (Bouira) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Arbatache (Boumerdes) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Larbaâ (Blida) (pop: 69,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Khemis el Khechna (Boumerdes) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Meftah (Blida) (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SE of Bougara (Blida) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.2||10 km||Northern Algeria||EMSC|
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