Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) on Thursday, 22 May 2003 at 13:57 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) on Thursday, 22 May 2003 at 13:57 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 22 May 2003 13:57:20 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.03°N / 3.93°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) N of Dellys (pop: 26,400) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNW of Makouda (pop: 34,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Tadmaït (Draa Ben Khedda) (pop: 21,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NW of Boudjima (Daïra de Makouda) (pop: 20,600) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNE of Naciria (pop: 15,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) N of Draa Ben Khedda (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Tizi Ouzou (pop: 144,000) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NW of Timizart (pop: 41,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NE of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.210 kmwestern Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) 22 May 2003 13:57 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (100 quakes):
  • 18 Jul 2003 08:14 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jul 2003 09:27 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jul 2003 05:42 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2003 02:38 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jul 2003 02:56 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jul 2003 18:32 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jul 2003 15:44 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jun 2003 09:31 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2003 13:57 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2003 12:02 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jun 2003 10:35 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Jun 2003 07:52 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2003 07:38 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jun 2003 17:28 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jun 2003 02:35 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jun 2003 23:36 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Western Mediterranean Sea (Algeria) on Thursday, 22 May 2003 at 13:57 (GMT)

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