Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 25 km southeast of Bejaia, Algeria, on Friday, 28 June 1974 at 11:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 28 Jun 1974 11:09:40 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.586°N / 5.271°E (Béjaïa, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) SE of Bejaia (pop: 164,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WNW of BABOR - VILLE (Babor, Sétif) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Lafayette (Sétif) (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) E of Feraoun (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ESE of El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of el hed (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) E of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (121 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||33 km||northern Algeria||USGS|
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