Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 31 km northeast of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on 25 Apr 3:07 pm (GMT +0) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 31 km northeast of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on 25 Apr 3:07 pm (GMT +0)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 30 km depth

25 Apr 15:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
25 Apr 15:22: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 3.9. Epicenter location corrected by 51 km (32 mi) towards SSE.
25 Apr 17:50: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 30.0 km (from 6.2 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (15 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 15:07:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Apr 3:07 pm (GMT +0)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.99°N / 5.28°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Bejaia (pop: 164,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNE of Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NE of el hed (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NNW of BABOR - VILLE (Babor) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Akbou (pop: 66,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) N of Setif (pop: 288,500) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) E of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
Show interactive Map
[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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.930 kmNORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC
3.9 kmMEDITERR, AlgeriaIGN
unknownn/aNear Jijel, Jijel, AlgeriaVolcanoDiscovery

User reports for this quake (47)

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!
Jijel (46.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : everything shaked for 2 secondes | 5 users found this interesting.  
Bejaia / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Une soucouse de 3,9 | One user found this interesting.  
51.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : Oui je l'ai ressenti un peu | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Bejaia algeria / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 15-20 s : Sad | One user found this interesting.  
Jijel kaous / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : Jijel kaous | One user found this interesting.  
Jijel cirque, Algeria (47 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Non ressenti au 2ème étage | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
  • Mon neveu Kheireddine l'a senti.
Béjaia (16.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : balançoire | One user found this interesting.  
34.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Scary | One user found this interesting.  
cartier seghir (33.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : j'ai mis mes chaussures | One user found this interesting.  
bejaia (57.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : nothing | One user found this interesting.  
Bejaia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Bejaia, Algiers (33.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
35.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
31.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
34.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jijel (28.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
JIJEL 0.5 second vibrated (47.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : Scary | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Bejaia (34.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Ouzellaguen - Bgayet / not felt
34.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : Scary  
Cité rabta, Jijel / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short
Setif bni aziz (67.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bejaia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short : Weak shake  
Jijel (47.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : weak shaking  
78.2 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
33.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Bejaia city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
BEJAIA / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
49.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Bejaia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
Béjaïa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Jijel (43.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s (reported through our app)
Bejaia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Bejaia city / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
bejaia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short
Bejaia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Tinebder (28 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short
Béjaïa (34.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
35.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
bejaia / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s
Bejaia ville / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
34.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Béjaïa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Béjaïa (36.6 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
bejaia / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
67.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Béjaïa (33.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
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.