Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 52 km north of Algiers, Algeria, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 15:01 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.3 earthquake  - Western Mediterranean, 52 km north of Algiers, Algeria, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 15:01 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Aug 16:53 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Aug 29 17:36: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.3.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2020 15:01:35 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1897°N / 2.9484°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) N of Castiglione (Cheraga) (pop: 31,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Cheraga (pop: 27,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) NNW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) N of Birkhadem (pop: 71,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNW of Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Bab Ezzouar (pop: 275,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Dar el Beïda (Dar El Beida) (pop: 37,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of Baraki (pop: 105,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Reghaïa (pop: 55,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NW of Île Agueli Island --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Djezirat el Kadra Island --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Kêf Bisnês Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.310 km52 km NNW of Algiers, AlgeriaIGN
M 4.210 kmWestern Mediterranean Sea (Algeria)EMSC

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Hondon de las Nieves, Alicante 03688 (375.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : LOUD RUMBLING. DIFFERENT TO QUARRY BLAST WHICH WE SOMETIMES HEAR
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Mag. 3.3 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 52 km north of Algiers, Algeria, on Saturday, 29 August 2020 at 15:01 (GMT)
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