Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Azzaba, Wilaya de Skikda, Algeria, on Sunday, 22 Nov 6.17 am (GMT +1) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 23 km south of Azzaba, Wilaya de Skikda, Algeria, on Sunday, 22 Nov 6.17 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Nov 05:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Nov 2020 05:17:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 22 Nov 6.17 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°N / 7.05°E (Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SSW of Azzaba (pop: 75,300)
35 km (22 mi) WNW of Guelma (pop: 123,600)
36 km (22 mi) NNE of ’Aïn Abid (pop: 29,500)
39 km (25 mi) SSE of Skikda (pop: 162,700)
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Konstantina (pop: 450,100)
44 km (28 mi) NE of El Khroub (pop: 83,700)
49 km (31 mi) SE of Tamalous (pop: 32,600)
159 km (99 mi) NW of Tébessa (pop: 634,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 7.9°C (46 F), humidity: 99%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.010 kmNORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (14)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Contribute:
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Mila (70.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Je l'ai pas ressenti cella Rabi yahfedkom ness Skikda | 3 users found this interesting. (reported through our app)
El Arrouch, skikda, Algeria / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s
Falouzzi (public domain)Falouzzi (public domain)
30.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt
66.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
41.9 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Fifila skikda (40 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
azzaba / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Cite boulebragheth rue el guammas constantine alg / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guelma / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Skikda / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Azzaba, skikda / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Constantine / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Moyenne réplique
Skikda / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Gueoma / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 23 km south of Azzaba, Wilaya de Skikda, Algeria, on Sunday, 22 Nov 6.17 am (GMT +1)
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 27 Oct 1985 19:34
    | 5.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    35 years ago
    |
    27km / 17mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 10 Nov 2000 20:10
    | 5.7 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    20 years ago
    |
    204km / 126mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 04 Sep 1963 05:06
    | 5.7 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    57 years ago
    |
    171km / 106mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 19 May 2013 09:07
    | 5.5 |
    unknown
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    156km / 97mi
    | SE BEJAIA.ARG
  • 20 Feb 1957 04:41
    | 5.5 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    64 years ago
    |
    164km / 102mi
    | Tunisia
  • 28 Nov 2012 23:15
    | 5.4 |
    35km / 22mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    135km / 84mi
    | E BEJAIA.ARG
  • 22 Sep 1995 11:20
    | 5.4 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    25 years ago
    |
    173km / 108mi
    | Tunisia (Algeria)
  • 24 Nov 1973 15:22
    | 5.3 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    47 years ago
    |
    238km / 148mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 24 May 1959 13:19
    | 5.3 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    62 years ago
    |
    235km / 146mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • 20 Mar 2006 19:44
    | 5.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    15 years ago
    |
    154km / 96mi
    | Northern Algeria
  • Show all

Map of earlier quakes

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.