Mag. 3.7 earthquake - 25 km northwest of Algiers, Wilaya d\'Alger, Algeria, on Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 20:46 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.7 earthquake  - 25 km northwest of Algiers, Wilaya d\'Alger, Algeria, on Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 20:46 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 21 km depth

25 Jul 21:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Jul 2020 20:46:54 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9°N / 2.9°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of Castiglione (Cheraga) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Cheraga (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Zeralda (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNW of Birkhadem (pop: 71,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) N of Douéra (Draria) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NW of Baraki (pop: 105,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Bab Ezzouar (pop: 275,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WNW of Île Agueli Island --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Djezirat el Kadra Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.721 kmNorthern AlgeriaEMSC

User reports for this quake (35)

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125.7 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bordj El kiffan (33.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Alger centre / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The shake felt like it was building up to something big but it abruptly stopped. It lasted around 5 secondes but that was the longest short time I lived an action.
Cheraga, Algiers / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt a light to moderate shaking in Cheraga,Algiers. It lasted for about 4 seconds and did not strike again. Felt nervous but quickly recovered.
Algiers / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Oui je l'ai senti nerveuse au début mais ça c'est calmé après , son bruit était fort , mais elle n'a pas trop bougé . (Alger,El Mouradia).
Staouali algiers algeria / Light shaking (MMI IV)
cherchell / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Algiers / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Châteauneuf El Biar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On a entendu juste un gros craquement et ressenti un gros vertige.
Châteauneuf El Biar / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Boudouaou / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bouzareah / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bouzareah / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Bouzareah, alger / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Cheraga / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Alger (El mouradia)oui je l'ai ressentie nerveuse / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bouïra (Algeria, 107 km SE of epicenter) : Rien a bouira. (reported through EMSC)
Dellys (Algeria, 90 km E of epicenter) : Alger ouled fayet 21:47 (reported through EMSC)
Naciria (Algeria, 85 km E of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة (reported through EMSC)
Dar el Beïda (Algeria, 35 km SE of epicenter) : Rien à signaler,, dar el beida (reported through EMSC)
Dar el Beïda (Algeria, 35 km SE of epicenter) : Felt (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 21 km SE of epicenter) : We felt a rattle (reported through EMSC)
’Aïn Benian (Algeria, 11 km S of epicenter) : Rien que du bruit mais pas de secousse (reported through EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria, 32 km SE of epicenter) : J'ai pas rassenti bab Ezzouar (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Tres rapide. (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Secousse brève ressentie. (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Ressenti a bordj el kiffan alger (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : J'ai rien ressenti ! (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Didn't feel it (reported through EMSC)
Birkhadem (Algeria, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Secousse à Hydra (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 21 km SE of epicenter) : Durée : environ 3 secondesMon lit a bien tremblé (reported through EMSC)
’Aïn Benian (Algeria, 11 km S of epicenter) : Un grand bruit sourd venant du nord, mais paradoxalement j'ai pas ressenti de Secousse (reported through EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria, 21 km SE of epicenter) : Secousse très courte avec du bruit (reported through EMSC)
Cheraga (Algeria, 16 km S of epicenter) : not feel it (reported through EMSC)
’Aïn Benian (Algeria, 11 km S of epicenter) : Pas ressenti ain benian (reported through EMSC)
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