Mag. 3.2 earthquake - Tipaza, 30 km north of Khemis Miliana (Aïn Defla), Algeria, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 23:28 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.2 earthquake  - Tipaza, 30 km north of Khemis Miliana (Aïn Defla), Algeria, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 23:28 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Aug 23:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 29 minutes.
Aug 31 00:21: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.2.
Date & time: 30 Aug 2020 23:28:00 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.52°N / 2.12°E (Tipaza, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) W of Hadjout (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Khemis Miliana (Aïn Defla) (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Aïn Defla (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of El Affroun (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of El Abadia (Aïn Defla) (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Mouzaïa (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NE of El Attaf (Aïn Defla) (pop: 43,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Kêf Bisnês Island --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Îlot de Sidi Djillali Island --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Île Agueli Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.210 km90 km WSW of Algiers, AlgeriaEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

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Cherchell / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Saoula (Algeria, 83 km E of epicenter) : D'après le centre de recherches (CRAAG), le séisme est enregistré à 6 km au Sud de Sidi Ghiles (ex: Nouvé) wilaya de Tipaza, ce lundi à 00:28 d'une magnitude de 3,2... (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km E of epicenter) : هزة خفيفة لم نشعر بيها هنا في مدينة حجوط ولاية تيبازة برغم المسافة القريبة (reported through EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria, 26 km E of epicenter) : اله اكبر ....زلزال بصح خفيف الحمد لله يارب (reported through EMSC)
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