Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 5.7 km southeast of Sidi Akkacha, Tenes, Chlef, Algeria, on Thursday, 9 September 1954 at 09:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.422°N / 1.337°E (Chlef, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSE of Sidi Akkacha (Tenes) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) E of Abou el Hassan (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Ech Chettia (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of ash-Shalif (pop: 178,600) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Oued Fodda (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) WNW of El Abadia (Aïn Defla) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of El Attaf (Aïn Defla) (pop: 43,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NNE of Oued Sly (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) W of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||15 km||northern Algeria||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake 5.7 km southeast of Sidi Akkacha, Tenes, Chlef, Algeria, 9 September 1954 09:28 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Sep 1954 05:44 UTC| M 6.2 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 5.5 km west of Sidi Akkacha, Tenes, Chlef, Algeria, on Friday, 10 September 1954 at 05:44 (GMT)