Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 60 km south of Sétif, Setif, Sétif Province, Algeria, on Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 07:03 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Mar 07:12 UTC: First to report: IGN after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Mar 2020 07:03:51 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6856°N / 5.1824°E (M'Sila, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Salah Bey (Sétif) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSE of Râs el Oued (Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Bordj Ghdir (Daïra de Bordj Ghedir, Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 34,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Barika (Batna) (pop: 98,800) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Râs el Aïoun (Batna) (pop: 34,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of MSila (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SE of El Achir (Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 158,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of El Eulma (Sétif) (pop: 128,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) ESE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.3||10 km||Se Bordj Bou Arreridj_arg (Algeria)||IGN|
|3.6||10 km||Northern Algeria||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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