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Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 14 km southeast of Blida, Algeria, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:49 pm (GMT +1) -

Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 14 km southeast of Blida, Algeria, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:49 pm (GMT +1) Moderate mag. 3.7 earthquake - 14 km southeast of Blida, Algeria, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:49 pm (GMT +1)

Moderate magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 0 km depth

25 May 12:06 UTC: First to report: IGN after 16 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 25, 2022 11:49:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:49 pm (GMT +1)
Depth0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.3927°N / 2.9548°E (Blida, Algeria)
Antipode36.393°S / 177.045°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceIGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Nearby towns and cities14 km (9 mi) SE of Blida (pop: 182,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Souma (pop: 40,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Boû Arfa (pop: 44,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Beni Mered (pop: 92,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SW of Bougara (pop: 63,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) NE of Medea (Médéa) (pop: 147,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Algiers (Alger) (pop: 1,977,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
62 km (39 mi) SW of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 15.7°C (60 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.70 kmAlgeria: SE BLIDA.ARGIGN


Seismic station: ROA/UCM/GEOFON Station Cartagena, Spain (CART/WM network) | Distance from quake: 376 km / 233 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station ROA/UCM/GEOFON Station Cartagena, Spain: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (2)

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Alger centre / not felt : Je n'ai pas pu ressentir à cause des bruits et des vacarmes dans mon quartier malgré que j'habite au 4ème étage d'un immeuble.  
'Ain Benian, Alger (47 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : secousse bainem intensites...  

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