Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 34 km west of Tipasa, Tipaza, Algeria, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 23:28 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
30 Aug 23:58 UTC: First to report: IGN after 30 minutes.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.6981°N / 2.0953°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NW of Hadjout (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Aïn Defla (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Khemis Miliana (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) W of Castiglione (Bou Ismail) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of El Affroun (pop: 42,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Blida (pop: 182,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WNW of Beni Mered (pop: 92,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) W of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) W of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Kêf Bisnês Island --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Îlot de Sidi Djillali Island --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) W of Île Agueli Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||km||89 km W of Algiers, Algeria||IGN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cherchell / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s