Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 13 km southeast of Larbaâ, Blida, Algeria, on Friday, 3 January 2020 at 01:07 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 6 km depth
3 Jan 01:35 UTC: First to report: IGN after 28 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5112°N / 3.2791°E (Blida, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Larbaâ (pop: 69,300) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Meftah (pop: 60,000) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Khemis el Khechna (Boumerdes) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Arbatache (Boumerdes) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Bougara (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Sidi Moussa (pop: 57,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Baraki (Tipaza) (pop: 105,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSE of Bab Ezzouar (Algiers) (pop: 275,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.4||6 km||Sw Boumerdas.arg (Algeria)||IGN|
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