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Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.9 km north of Algiers, Alger, Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 1:21 am (GMT +1) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.9 km north of Algiers, Alger, Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 1:21 am (GMT +1) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 6.9 km north of Algiers, Alger, Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 1:21 am (GMT +1)
3 Dec 00:28 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 3, 2022 00:21:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Dec 3, 2022 at 1:21 am (GMT +1)
Statusdisregarded
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.7901°N / 3.05976°E (Alger, Algeria)
Antipode36.79°S / 176.94°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) NNW of Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) N of Birkhadem (Algiers) (pop: 71,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) ENE of Cheraga (Argel) (pop: 27,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) E of 'Ain Benian (Cheraga) (pop: 31,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Bordj el Kiffan (Algiers) (pop: 123,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Bab Ezzouar (Algiers) (pop: 275,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Baraki (Tipaza) (pop: 105,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) W of Boumerdas (Boumerdes) (pop: 786,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 13.1°C (56 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SSW
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Seismograms

Seismic station: ROA/UCM/GEOFON Station Cartagena, Spain (CART/WM network) | Distance from quake: 370 km / 230 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Alger (0 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Ça était très léger  

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Oct 10, 1980 12:25
42 years ago
7.3

10 km
166km / 103mi3.7 km NE of Orleansville, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 18:44
20 years ago
6.8

12 km
55km / 34mi25 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Sep 9, 1954 01:04
68 years ago
6.7

15 km
143km / 89miDepartement du Chelif, 8.9 km NW of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Oct 10, 1980 15:39
42 years ago
6.2

10 km
144km / 90mi5.5 km W of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Sep 10, 1954 05:44
68 years ago
6.2

15 km
166km / 103mi5.5 km W of Sidi Akkacha, Tenes, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
Mar 18, 2021 00:04
1 year 47 weeks ago
6.0

10 km
188km / 117miWestern Mediterranean, 18 km NE of Béjaïa, Bejaia, AlgeriaMore
Oct 29, 1989 19:09
33 years ago
6.0

5.7 km
54km / 34miKêf Bisnês, 57 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Oct 10, 1980 12:37
42 years ago
5.9

10 km
136km / 85miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, 16 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
May 27, 2003 17:11
20 years ago
5.8

8 km
49km / 30mi20 km N of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 18:51
20 years ago
5.7

10 km
70km / 43mi36 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Feb 1, 1981 13:19
42 years ago
5.7

10 km
131km / 82miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, Departement du Chelif, 24 km N of El Attaf, AlgeriaMore
Oct 29, 1989 19:21
33 years ago
5.6

10 km
55km / 34miKêf Bisnês, 57 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Oct 31, 1988 10:12
34 years ago
5.6

12 km
47km / 29mi6.8 km SW of Blida, AlgeriaMore
Jun 5, 1955 14:56
68 years ago
5.6

15 km
159km / 99mi13 km NE of Orleansville, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
Aug 1, 2014 04:11
9 years ago
5.5

10 km
18km / 11miWestern Mediterranean, 20 km N of Bordj el Kiffan, AlgerMore
Jul 17, 2013 03:00
10 years ago
5.5

20 km
49km / 30miMedea, 22 km S of Bougara, Blida, AlgeriaMore
Sep 4, 1996 04:14
26 years ago
5.5

10 km
27km / 17mi34 km NW of Algiers, AlgerMore
Oct 30, 1975 21:18
47 years ago
5.4

15 km
107km / 66miBouira, 20 km N of Sidi Aïssa, Msila, AlgeriaMore
May 14, 2010 12:29
13 years ago
5.3

2 km
137km / 85miBouira, 10.7 km SW of Melouza, Hammam Dalaa, Msila, AlgeriaMore
Oct 10, 1980 19:08
42 years ago
5.3

11 km
139km / 87miDepartement du Chelif, 16 km NW of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Oct 10, 1980 14:44
42 years ago
5.3

10 km
153km / 95mi17 km NE of Orleansville, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
Nov 24, 1973 15:22
49 years ago
5.3

33 km
145km / 90mi29 km W of Bordj Bou Arreridj, AlgeriaMore
Nov 7, 1959 02:32
63 years ago
5.3

15 km
72km / 45mi14 km W of Medea, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 1959 13:19
64 years ago
5.3

15 km
152km / 95mi5.3 km SE of Mansourah, Bordj Bou Arreridj, AlgeriaMore
Jun 28, 1957 21:23
66 years ago
5.3

25 km
177km / 110mi25 km S of Orleansville, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
Feb 14, 1956 09:53
67 years ago
5.3

15 km
134km / 83miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, Departement du Chelif, 20 km N of El Abadia, AlgeriaMore
May 8, 1955 21:39
68 years ago
5.3

15 km
142km / 88miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, 19 km E of Sidi Akkacha, AlgeriaMore
May 28, 2016 23:54
7 years ago
5.2

10 km
63km / 39miMedea, 15 km NW of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2010 13:28
13 years ago
5.2

1 km
134km / 83miBouira, 4.5 km SW of Melouza, Hammam Dalaa, Msila, AlgeriaMore
May 29, 2003 02:14
20 years ago
5.2

10 km
27km / 17miÎle Agueli, 26 km E of Algiers, AlgerMore
May 22, 2003 13:57
20 years ago
5.2

10 km
82km / 51mi48 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Feb 9, 1990 09:31
33 years ago
5.2

12 km
52km / 32miKêf Bisnês, 55 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Oct 13, 1980 06:37
42 years ago
5.2

10 km
146km / 91mi8.9 km N of Oued Fodda, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
May 16, 2010 06:52
13 years ago
5.1

10 km
120km / 74miBouira, 21 km NE of Sidi Aïssa, Msila, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 03:14
20 years ago
5.1

10 km
60km / 38mi37 km N of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 19:02
20 years ago
5.1

10 km
60km / 37mi30 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Oct 30, 1980 23:38
42 years ago
5.1

10 km
137km / 85mi10.6 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Nov 24, 1973 14:05
49 years ago
5.1

17 km
141km / 87mi33 km W of Bordj Bou Arreridj, AlgeriaMore
May 28, 2003 06:58
20 years ago
5.0

10 km
21km / 13miÎle Agueli, 23 km NE of Algiers, AlgerMore
Mar 5, 1985 15:37
38 years ago
5.0

10 km
201km / 125mi22 km NE of Tiaret, AlgeriaMore
Jan 15, 1981 04:25
42 years ago
5.0

10 km
136km / 84mi15 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Oct 14, 1980 17:34
42 years ago
5.0

10 km
133km / 83mi13 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Nov 12, 2022 13:32
13 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
55km / 34mi27 km E of Medea, AlgeriaMore
May 23, 2013 20:03
10 years ago
4.9

6 km
56km / 35mi19 km SW of Palestro, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 23:23
20 years ago
4.9

10 km
42km / 26miDjezirat el Kadra, 42 km NE of Algiers, AlgerMore
Feb 1, 1981 23:00
42 years ago
4.9

10 km
129km / 80miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, Departement du Chelif, 24 km N of El Attaf, AlgeriaMore
Oct 10, 1980 15:36
42 years ago
4.9

10 km
132km / 82mi12 km SE of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Jul 20, 1975 10:49
48 years ago
4.9

10 km
26km / 16miTipaza, 25 km SW of Algiers, AlgerMore
Jan 2, 2018 20:59
5 years ago
4.8

10 km
65km / 40mi0.7 km W of Medea, AlgeriaMore
Feb 10, 2016 01:12
7 years ago
4.8

0 km
24km / 15mi1.3 km E of Chebli, Bouinan, Blida, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 11:11
20 years ago
4.8

10 km
80km / 50mi52 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jan 1, 2003 00:55
20 years ago
4.8

10 km
74km / 46mi0.4 km S of Berrouaghia, Medea, AlgeriaMore
Sep 16, 1987 22:00
35 years ago
4.8

10 km
62km / 39mi36 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Aug 8, 2020 23:00
3 years ago
4.7

44 km
110km / 68mi53 km N of Ain Defla, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
May 16, 2016 09:19
7 years ago
4.7

10 km
62km / 39miMedea, 20 km W of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
Apr 10, 2016 17:48
7 years ago
4.7

10 km
66km / 41miMedea, 18 km W of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
Dec 23, 2014 08:00
8 years ago
4.7

10 km
41km / 26mi15 km SW of Bougara, Blida, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 19:21
20 years ago
4.7

10 km
85km / 53mi14 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 22:04
20 years ago
4.7

10 km
83km / 52mi51 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jan 19, 1992 20:21
31 years ago
4.7

12 km
127km / 79mi12 km NE of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Apr 12, 1990 22:47
33 years ago
4.7

14 km
51km / 31miKêf Bisnês, 53 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Mar 31, 1984 03:31
39 years ago
4.7

10 km
129km / 80miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, Departement du Chelif, 26 km N of El Attaf, AlgeriaMore
Sep 11, 1982 21:35
40 years ago
4.7

10 km
133km / 82miÎlot de Sidi Djillali, 16 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Mar 29, 1981 08:57
42 years ago
4.7

17 km
109km / 67mi29 km NE of Îlot de Sidi Djillali Island, Departement du Chelif, AlgeriaMore
Oct 11, 1980 21:26
42 years ago
4.7

10 km
138km / 86mi2.6 km N of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Jan 1, 2015 14:17
8 years ago
4.6

25 km
64km / 40miWestern Mediterranean, 13 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Nov 15, 2014 19:43
8 years ago
4.6

0 km
65km / 40miMedea, 15 km W of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
Aug 1, 2014 04:26
9 years ago
4.6

2 km
29km / 18miWestern Mediterranean, 29 km N of 'Ain Benian, Cheraga, AlgerMore
Jun 10, 2012 23:50
11 years ago
4.6

28 km
129km / 80mi12 km N of El Abadia, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Feb 1, 2008 07:33
15 years ago
4.6

10 km
37km / 23miDjezirat el Kadra, 6.5 km N of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Aug 22, 2007 18:08
15 years ago
4.6

12 km
93km / 58miAïn Defla, 20 km NW of Ksar el Boukhari, Medea, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 15:51
20 years ago
4.6

10 km
71km / 44mi43 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 04:45
20 years ago
4.6

10 km
54km / 34mi34 km N of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 22, 2003 04:19
20 years ago
4.6

10 km
60km / 37mi30 km NE of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 22:18
20 years ago
4.6

10 km
57km / 36mi35 km N of Djezirat el Kadra Island, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Mar 11, 1990 08:28
33 years ago
4.6

33 km
48km / 30mi23 km E of Kêf Bisnês Island, Tipaza, AlgeriaMore
Nov 5, 1989 11:38
33 years ago
4.6

10 km
59km / 37miKêf Bisnês, 61 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Oct 13, 1980 14:33
42 years ago
4.6

10 km
134km / 83mi5.7 km NE of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Jan 8, 2018 16:20
5 years ago
4.5

10 km
66km / 41mi14 km SW of El Affroun, Tipaza, AlgeriaMore
Feb 3, 2017 10:28
6 years ago
4.5

41 km
28km / 17miWestern Mediterranean, 27 km N of 'Ain Benian, Cheraga, AlgerMore
Apr 21, 2016 13:32
7 years ago
4.5

0 km
95km / 59mi9 km SW of Sour el Ghozlane, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
Dec 26, 2014 17:55
8 years ago
4.5

10 km
46km / 28mi21 km SE of Blida, AlgeriaMore
Dec 23, 2014 08:59
8 years ago
4.5

10 km
39km / 24mi12 km S of Bougara, Blida, AlgeriaMore
Jul 24, 2008 14:14
15 years ago
4.5

0 km
75km / 47mi25 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Feb 17, 2006 07:37
17 years ago
4.5

0 km
37km / 23miDjezirat el Kadra, 2.7 km N of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jul 5, 2005 08:21
18 years ago
4.5

10 km
67km / 42mi12 km W of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Dec 5, 2004 08:30
18 years ago
4.5

10 km
33km / 21miÎle Agueli, 33 km NE of Algiers, AlgerMore
Dec 1, 2004 17:42
18 years ago
4.5

10 km
35km / 22miDjezirat el Kadra, 9.4 km N of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Jan 10, 2004 18:38
19 years ago
4.5

10 km
33km / 20miÎle Agueli, 32 km NE of Algiers, AlgerMore
Jul 5, 2003 20:03
20 years ago
4.5

10 km
72km / 45mi55 km N of Boumerdas, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 24, 2003 03:10
20 years ago
4.5

10 km
84km / 52mi13 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 23:18
20 years ago
4.5

10 km
70km / 44mi9.9 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
May 21, 2003 19:13
20 years ago
4.5

10 km
80km / 50mi7.2 km N of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
Nov 4, 1989 20:08
33 years ago
4.5

10 km
61km / 38miKêf Bisnês, 63 km W of Algiers, AlgerMore
Jul 24, 1987 08:09
36 years ago
4.5

10 km
69km / 43miMedea, 62 km SE of Algiers, AlgerMore
Sep 11, 1982 21:40
40 years ago
4.5

10 km
106km / 66mi8.6 km NE of Ain Defla, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Jun 15, 1981 22:59
42 years ago
4.5

10 km
136km / 84mi3.9 km NE of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
Oct 21, 1980 16:50
42 years ago
4.5

10 km
131km / 82mi5.2 km NE of El Abadia, Aïn Defla, AlgeriaMore
May 31, 2016 17:35
7 years ago
4.4

10 km
72km / 45miMedea, 17 km W of Aïn Bessem, Bouira, AlgeriaMore
Aug 25, 2015 09:58
7 years ago
4.4

14 km
73km / 45miWestern Mediterranean, 9.7 km NW of Dellys, Boumerdes, AlgeriaMore
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