Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Bouira, 21 km northeast of Sidi Aïssa, M\'Sila, Algeria, on Sunday, 16 May 2010 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.996°N / 3.961°E (Bouira, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) W of Melouza (Hammam Dalaa, Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Sidi Aïssa (M'Sila) (pop: 69,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SE of Sour el Ghozlane (pop: 50,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) N of Ain el Hadjel (M'Sila) (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SE of Aïn Bessem (pop: 29,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Bouïra (pop: 52,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) W of El Achir (Bordj Bou Arréridj) (pop: 158,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WNW of M'Sila (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SE 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||northern Algeria||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Bouira, 21 km northeast of Sidi Aïssa, M'Sila, Algeria, 16 May 2010 06:52 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 24 May 2010 21:00 UTC| M 4.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 May 2010 13:28 UTC| M 5.2 |1 km (0.6 mi) depth|17 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details