Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 14 km south of Jijel, Wilaya de Jijel, Algeria, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 11:25 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 14 km south of Jijel, Wilaya de Jijel, Algeria, on Friday, 24 January 2020 at 11:25 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jan 11:29 UTC: First to report: IGN after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2020 11:25:06 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.6963°N / 5.7456°E (Jijel, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) S of Jijel (pop: 148,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of BABOR - VILLE (Babor, Sétif) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NW of Rouached (Mila) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Sidi Mérouane (Sidi Merouane, Mila) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of El Eulma (Sétif) (pop: 128,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Chelghoum el Aïd (Mila) (pop: 71,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Hamma Bouziane (Constantine) (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WNW of Constantine (pop: 450,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WNW of El Khroub (Constantine) (pop: 83,700) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.810 kmE Bejaia.arg (Algeria)IGN
3.810 kmNorthern AlgeriaEMSC

User reports for this quake (9)

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Jijel / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
jijel / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jijel Algeria lasted a few seconds, felt my desk m / Light shaking (MMI IV)
بودواو (Algeria, 210 km W of epicenter) : L'epicentre se trouve à JIJELAYEZ L'AMABILITE DE CITER LE NOM DE LA VILLE.... (reported through EMSC)  
الطاهير (Algeria, 17 km NE of epicenter) : Je pense que c’est plus que 3.8 (reported through EMSC)  
الطاهير (Algeria, 16 km NE of epicenter) : faible secousse 2 sec taher wilaya de jijel (reported through EMSC)  
الطاهير (Algeria, 15 km NE of epicenter) : A second earthquake just hit (reported through EMSC)  
الطاهير (Algeria, 15 km NE of epicenter) : Another one in jijel Algeria (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 12 km N of epicenter) : Jijel (reported through EMSC)  
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