Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) on Thursday, 22 May 2003 at 03:14 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.08°N / 3.635°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) NW of Dellys (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NNE of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) N of Thenia (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Boudouaou (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NE of Reghaïa (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Draa Ben Khedda (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NE of Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Tizi Ouzou (pop: 144,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Bab Ezzouar (pop: 275,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) 22 May 2003 03:14 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 27 May 2003 17:11 UTC| M 5.8 |8 km (5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details