Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Algeria on Wednesday, 20 July 2005 at 19:54 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.867°N / 0.667°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) NW of Abou el Hassan (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Sidi Akkacha (Tenes) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNW of ’Aïn Merane (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Mazouna (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Ech Chettia (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Oued Sly (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Boukadir (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of ash-Shalif (pop: 178,600) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NE of Oran (pop: 646,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) W 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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|M 5.0||10 km||northern Algeria||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Northern Algeria 20 July 2005 19:54 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 20 Jul 2005 19:57 UTC| M 2.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details