Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 16 km northwest of Blida, Wilaya de Blida, Algeria, on Friday, 20 Nov 8.31 pm (GMT +1) -

Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake  - 16 km northwest of Blida, Wilaya de Blida, Algeria, on Friday, 20 Nov 8.31 pm (GMT +1)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Nov 19:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
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Date & time: 20 Nov 2020 07:31:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 20 Nov 8.31 pm (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.56°N / 2.69°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) W of Oued el Alleug (Oued Alleug) (pop: 21,100)
9 km (6 mi) S of Bou Ismaïl (Bou Ismail) (pop: 22,400)
10 km (6 mi) N of Mouzaïa (Mouzaia) (pop: 33,000)
16 km (10 mi) NW of Blida (pop: 182,400)
20 km (12 mi) W of Boufarik (pop: 59,700)
22 km (14 mi) E of Tipasa (Tipaza) (pop: 25,200)
40 km (25 mi) SW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700)
74 km (46 mi) SW of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 13°C (55 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.910 kmNORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC

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Jijel cirque, Algeria (275.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt
El-Affroun (953.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Mila / not felt
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