Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 50 km northeast of Chlef, Chlef Province, Algeria, on 30 Oct 12:13 am (GMT +1) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 50 km northeast of Chlef, Chlef Province, Algeria, on 30 Oct 12:13 am (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Oct 23:24 UTC: First to report: IGN after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 11:13:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Oct 12:13 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4791°N / 1.7333°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of El Abadia (pop: 28,700)
32 km (20 mi) NW of Aïn Defla (pop: 52,300)
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Oued Fodda (pop: 44,500)
39 km (24 mi) E of Sidi Akkacha (Tenes) (pop: 26,600)
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Khemis Miliana (pop: 75,900)
50 km (31 mi) NE of Chlef (pop: 178,600)
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700)
159 km (99 mi) WSW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17°C (63 F), humidity: 55%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.610 kmNw Ain Defla.arg, AlgeriaIGN
M 3.610 km50 Km NE of Chlef, AlgeriaEMSC

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232.6 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
Algérie Tipaza damous (8.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Jijel cirque, Algeria 36.82 nord, 5.76 est / not felt : Non ressenti
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