Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 30 km east of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 02:03 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 30 km east of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 02:03 (GMT)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 9 km depth

26 May 02:26 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 23 minutes.
26 May 03:09: Now using data updates from EMSC
Date & time: 26 May 2021 02:03:22 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.67°N / 5.4°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) NNW of BABOR - VILLE (Babor) (pop: 33,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Bejaia (pop: 164,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Lafayette (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of El Eulma (pop: 128,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NE of Bordj Bou Arreridj (pop: 168,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) E of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.59 kmNear Bejaia, Béjaïa, AlgeriaEMSC
3.8?10? kmNORTHERN ALGERIAVolcanoDiscovery
3.59 kmAlgeria: E BEJAIA.ARGIGN

User reports for this quake (11)

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near BABOR - VILLE, Sétif (7.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Bejaia (29.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Jijel cirque, Algeria (36.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : J'ai entendu un bruit sourd qui a duré moins d'une seconde et j'ai entendu les mouettes crier pendant un bon moment, mais je n'ai senti aucune secousse.  
Tala hamza Béjaïa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Lacifa / not felt : I didn't feel anything  
Aokas (14.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Bejaia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I felt moving but weak  
Béjaïa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
souk el tenine (7.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Béjaïa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Béjaïa (31.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
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