Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 7.3 km east of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, Algeria, on Monday, 29 Mar 2021 9:12 pm (GMT +1) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 27 km depth
29 Mar 21:29 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 29 Mar 2021 9:12 pm (GMT +1)
Depth: 27.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.2403°N / 1.7511°E (Aïn Defla, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) ESE of El Abadia (pop: 28,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (5 mi) ENE of El Attaf (pop: 43,800) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) W of Aïn Defla (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Oued Fodda (Chlef) (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Khemis Miliana (pop: 75,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Ech Chettia (Chlef) (pop: 168,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Sidi Akkacha (Tenes, Chlef) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNW of Theniet el Had (Tissemsilt) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WSW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) WSW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.4||27 km||W AIN DEFLA.ARG, Algeria||IGN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.