Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 3.3 km northeast of Oued Sly, Chlef, Algeria, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 23:06 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - 3.3 km northeast of Oued Sly, Chlef, Algeria, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 23:06 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 15 km depth

6 Sep 23:47 UTC: First to report: IGN after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2020 23:06:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.1281°N / 1.2143°E (Chlef, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Oued Sly (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SSW of Ech Chettia (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (7 mi) NE of Boukadir (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of ash-Shalif (pop: 178,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of ’Aïn Merane (Relizane) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Oued Fodda (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Abou el Hassan (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Oued Rhiou (Relizane) (pop: 59,900) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ENE of Oran (pop: 646,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.015 kmSw Chlef.arg (Algeria)IGN
M 3.815 kmNorthern AlgeriaEMSC

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À Jijel. 36.82 North , 5.76 East / not felt : Non ressenti à Jijel cirque.
36.82 N, 5.76 E / not felt : Non ressenti. À Jijel cirque.
Ech Chettia (Algeria, 8 km NE of epicenter) : Just felt it (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 3.3 km northeast of Oued Sly, Chlef, Algeria, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 23:06 (GMT)
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