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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Northern Algeria on Friday, 19 December 2014

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - Northern Algeria on Friday, 19 December 2014
Dec 19 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.2.
Date & time: Friday, 19 December 2014 11:06 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4°N / 3.01°E (Algeria)
Nearest volcano: Olot Field (641 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^11 J (35 MWh / 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
Fri, 19 Dec 11:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 kmNORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC
Fri, 19 Dec 11:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km7km S of Bouinan, AlgeriaUSGS
Fri, 19 Dec 11:06 UTCM 4.7 / 20 kmSE BLIDA.ARGIGN

"I felt it" reports:
Algiers Kouba / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It was brief and sudden! Walls and windows made a noise and cracked, fortunately that lasted 3 seconds
berrouaghia (30.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
berrouaghia (31.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
berrouaghia (30.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
boufarik (21.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
El Achour - ALGIERS (36.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): the house was shaking for about 15 seconds.
ALGIERS-ALGERIA / MMI III (Weak shaking): I WAS ON BED AND I FELT IT: A NOISE WAS HEARD BEFORE. THE DURING WAS 3 TO 4 SECONDS. OTHER PEOPLE ON THE HOUSE HAVE NOT FELT IT.
Alger (Algeria) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt it but thank God didn't last long (via EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria) (28 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Très lent mais bien ressenti. Les rideaux ont bougé ainsi que le lustre. ZERALDA (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (30 km N from epicenter)(no details): Une secousse bien ressentie pendant une dizaine de secondes ! (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): J était au premier étage il était un peu puissant. Au debut de courtes ondes rapides . (via EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Aucun effet sérieux mais anxiogène (via EMSC)
Draa Ben Khedda (Algeria) (93 km E from epicenter)(no details): Légère secousse (via EMSC)
Cherchell (Algeria) (71 km W from epicenter)(no details): A cherchell nous l'avons ressenti légèrement. Vibrations des vaisselles du vaisselier. (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): Progressif (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): I sat on a toilet when I first heard the door's vibration, then the toilet bowl started swaying with me - that was a very weird feeling. (via EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria) (30 km NW from epicenter)(no details): bruit fort (via EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria) (30 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lustres et portes on bougés, accompgné d'un bruit sourd, elle a procuré un sentiment de vertige. Contrairement aux précédentes secousses elle était longue. Mouvement horizontal est-ouest. (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (30 km N from epicenter)(no details): I felt that i was sitting in Balloon bed...just for 3 seconds. then i went to 4th floor where my boss was staying. He also felt that his cub board doors were little bit rattled. so he came out to balcony. sensed Just few seconds . Not like 1st Aug. (via EMSC)
El Madania (Algeria) (30 km N from epicenter)(no details): J'ai bien ressenti le séisme 12h07 (via EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria) (29 km N from epicenter)(no details): La durée été de 6 seconde environ (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ca a frôlé les 5 degrés, et ça a duré plus de 10 secondes (via EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): C'était un mouvement horizontal, violent sur le coup, comme si une force nous avait poussé, ça n'a pas duré logntps du moins ça n'a pas dépassé les 3 secondes (via EMSC)
Kouba (Algeria) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): A kouba (via EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Elle a bien tromblé (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (13 km W from epicenter)(no details): Légère secousse (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (12 km W from epicenter)(no details): Séisme ressenti a blida (via EMSC)
Boumerdès (Algeria) (52 km NE from epicenter)(no details): entre 12:05 et 12:10 à boumerdes. (via EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria) (35 km N from epicenter)(no details): Felt like a subway rolling underneath the building but there's no subway under my house. (via EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria) (34 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Porte de mon armoire et celle de la porte-fenetre tremble legerment, avant de ressentir le sol tremblé legerement et brievement. (via EMSC)
Dely Ibrahim (Algeria) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Séisme de 4,1 sur l'échelle de Rishter bien ressenti, lieu Bouinan /Boufafik (via EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria) (32 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I heard the sound Of the earthquake coming a few seconds before I could feel it. So it wasn't a surprise when it hit. I live on the third floor and it didn't shake much (via EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Légère secousse, bruit sourds des vitres et du plancher. (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (19 km W from epicenter)(no details): Légère s'écousse ressenti à Blida... les vitres et meubles du deuxième étage!! (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (45 km N from epicenter)(no details): Une secousses légère (via EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria) (43 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Petite secousse ressenti à Zeralda (via EMSC)

 

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