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Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 48 km northeast of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, Algeria, on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at 13:57 GMT

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 48 km northeast of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, Algeria, on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at 13:57 GMT Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 48 km northeast of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, Algeria, on Thursday, May 22, 2003 at 13:57 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 22, 2003 13:57:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.03°N / 3.93°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Antipode37.03°S / 176.07°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities13 km (8 mi) N of Dellys (pop: 26,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (18 mi) NNW of Makouda (pop: 34,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) N of Tadmaït (Draa Ben Khedda) (pop: 21,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NW of Boudjima (Daïra de Makouda) (pop: 20,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) N of Draa Ben Khedda (pop: 37,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Tizi Ouzou (pop: 144,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) NW of Timizart (pop: 41,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Beni Douala (pop: 33,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NE of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmwestern Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (90 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 18, 2003 08:14
19 years ago
3.4

10 km
15 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jul 11, 2003 09:27
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
23 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jul 11, 2003 05:42
19 years ago
3.5

10 km
34 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jul 6, 2003 02:56
19 years ago
3.8

10 km
5.2 km S of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 30, 2003 09:31
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
7.2 km E of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 26, 2003 13:57
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
10.3 km NE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 23, 2003 12:02
19 years ago
2.2

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
Jun 23, 2003 10:35
19 years ago
3.9

10 km
50 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 17, 2003 07:52
19 years ago
3.9

10 km
29 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 15, 2003 07:38
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
Jun 11, 2003 17:28
19 years ago
3.6

10 km
14 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 7, 2003 12:18
19 years ago
2.1

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
Jun 6, 2003 20:19
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
24 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 6, 2003 18:02
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
28 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 6, 2003 03:13
19 years ago
3.6

10 km
10.6 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 5, 2003 23:03
19 years ago
3.5

10 km
29 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jun 3, 2003 23:17
19 years ago
3.4

10 km
21 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 1, 2003 12:19
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
22 km NW of Timizart, Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 1, 2003 12:02
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
Boumerdes, 17 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
Jun 1, 2003 06:07
19 years ago
4.0

10 km
10.1 km NE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 30, 2003 23:49
19 years ago
2.6

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 30, 2003 16:45
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
14 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 30, 2003 09:15
19 years ago
2.7

10 km
2.8 km S of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 30, 2003 07:30
19 years ago
3.4

10 km
34 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 30, 2003 03:21
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
13 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 29, 2003 07:23
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
6.1 km S of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 29, 2003 02:03
19 years ago
2.8

10 km
17 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 28, 2003 17:47
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
7.7 km SW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 28, 2003 11:58
19 years ago
2.4

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
May 28, 2003 02:26
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
14 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 28, 2003 02:13
19 years ago
3.4

10 km
10 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 22:57
19 years ago
2.6

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 19:30
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
29 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 18:47
19 years ago
2.8

10 km
10.4 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 17:47
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
Boumerdes, 16 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 17:40
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
14 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 17:19
19 years ago
4.2

10 km
26 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 02:39
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 01:16
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
30 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 26, 2003 23:51
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
30 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 26, 2003 21:04
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
May 26, 2003 20:31
19 years ago
4.0

10 km
35 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 26, 2003 08:49
19 years ago
3.7

10 km
Boumerdes, 17 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 26, 2003 01:50
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 25, 2003 10:19
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
Boumerdes, 15 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 20:52
19 years ago
3.7

10 km
33 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 19:21
19 years ago
4.7

10 km
14 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 19:19
19 years ago
2.6

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 18:38
19 years ago
2.8

10 km
Boumerdes, 19 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 18:17
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
2.5 km SE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 15:51
19 years ago
4.6

10 km
43 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 03:10
19 years ago
4.5

10 km
13 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 02:27
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
Boumerdes, 17 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 02:08
19 years ago
2.7

10 km
10 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 00:58
19 years ago
2.7

10 km
9.4 km SW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 23:45
19 years ago
2.7

10 km
9.9 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 20:21
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
12 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 17:40
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
36 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 16:07
19 years ago
2.7

10 km
Boumerdes, 19 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 15:49
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
10.7 km NE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 14:59
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
19 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 14:27
19 years ago
2.6

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
May 23, 2003 13:40
19 years ago
2.4

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 09:41
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
Boumerdes, 20 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 08:38
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
Boumerdes, 22 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 08:16
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
15 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 08:04
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
3.5 km E of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 07:58
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
26 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 07:01
19 years ago
2.4

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 06:09
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 04:26
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
Boumerdes, 26 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 03:21
19 years ago
2.9

10 km
21 km NW of Timizart, Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 03:10
19 years ago
2.3

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 02:51
19 years ago
2.2

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 02:30
19 years ago
3.7

10 km
Boumerdes, 19 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 01:57
19 years ago
2.0

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 01:33
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
Boumerdes, 20 km NW of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 00:55
19 years ago
2.1

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 00:51
19 years ago
2.0

10 km
western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)More
May 23, 2003 00:08
19 years ago
4.4

10 km
29 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2003 00:00
19 years ago
2.4

10 km
northern AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 19:54
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
38 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 19:35
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
22 km NE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 19:07
19 years ago
3.2

10 km
Boumerdes, 17 km N of Tizi Ouzou, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 17:34
19 years ago
3.0

10 km
9.3 km NE of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 16:49
19 years ago
3.1

10 km
29 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 16:31
19 years ago
3.3

10 km
12 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 15:31
19 years ago
3.6

10 km
35 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 14:33
19 years ago
3.5

10 km
26 km NE of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 14:25
19 years ago
3.5

10 km
7.9 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
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