Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Algeria on Wednesday, 28 May 2003 at 06:58 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.877°N / 3.274°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) N of Aïn Taya (Dar El Beida) (pop: 21,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) N of Rouiba (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) NNW of Reghaïa (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Bab Ezzouar (pop: 275,600) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NNE of Dar el Beïda (Dar El Beida) (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Boudouaou (pop: 45,200) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NE of Baraki (pop: 105,400) --> 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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|M 5.0||10 km||northern Algeria||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Northern Algeria 28 May 2003 06:58 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 May 2003 02:14 UTC| M 5.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details