Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 80 km west of Algiers, Wilaya d\'Alger, Algeria, on Sunday, 9 August 2020 at 03:17 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
9 Aug 03:37 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.71°N / 2.19°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NW of Hadjout (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) W of Castiglione (Bou Ismail) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NW of El Affroun (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Khemis Miliana (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Aïn Defla (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Beni Mered (pop: 92,700) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) W of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WNW of Kêf Bisnês Island --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) W of Djezirat el Kadra Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake (3)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
16 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Mila / not felt
sidi amer / Weak shaking (MMI III)