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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Algeria on Friday, 26 December 2014

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern Algeria on Friday, 26 December 2014
Dec 26 21:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.5.
Date & time: Friday, 26 December 2014 17:55 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.38°N / 3.03°E (Algeria)
Nearest volcano: Olot Field (641 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^11 J (98.6 MWh / 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 26 Dec 2014
Fri, 26 Dec 17:55 UTCM 4.7 / 12 kmNORTHERN ALGERIAEMSC
Fri, 26 Dec 17:55 UTCM 4.8 / 7.4 km4km SSE of Bouinan, AlgeriaUSGS
Fri, 26 Dec 17:55 UTCM 5.0 / 30 kmE BLIDA.ARGIGN

"I felt it" reports:
Blida_Hamam_melwan / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Bou ismail (23.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
algiers / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Algiers, Algeria (38.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Expecting the "big one"!
Algiers / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bir mourad rais / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Boufarik (17.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
ain benian / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alger (40.1 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
bouinan / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)
Reghaia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Cheraga / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
medea / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
el biar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
algiers (38.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
algiers (36 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ouled Yaiche, Blida (35.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
alger / MMI III (Weak shaking)
alger / MMI III (Weak shaking)
alger / MMI III (Weak shaking)
ruisseau ,alger (41.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
blida / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Algiers (40.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
blida / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Bézéffff
Boufarik (Algeria) (12 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Salèm Aleïkom, c'était long moi et ma femme nous avons répété les chahadateïn 4 ou 5 fois tellement que c'était long depuis ce temps là en est choqués et n'importe quel bruit en le croit que c'est un autre tellement c'est devenu répétitif. (via EMSC)
Réghaïa (Algeria) (40 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Effrayant (via EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): je me demande pourquoi ils nous cachent la vérité sur le grand séismee qu'il vas frappé le nord africaine. . . (via EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria) (30 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ça a vraiment bien secoué et pendant assez longtemps en plus!! (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (15 km W from epicenter)(no details): C bizar a chaque foi dan se même endroit (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Assez fort (via EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria) (36 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Étant debout j'ai ressenti des vibrations sous les pieds, avec un bruit assourdissant comme un passage d'un camion près de la maison. Sachant que j'étais à Alger centre soit près de 40 km du centre du tremblement. (via EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria) (96 km E from epicenter)(no details): it was very scary, we really felt it (via EMSC)
Bou Ismaïl (Algeria) (32 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Chez nous tous le monde a ressenti cette secousse qui a duré une dizaine de secondes. Allah yesterna. (via EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): Significative et bref (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Secousse legé (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (29 km N from epicenter)(no details): J'habite la capitale Alger , je l'ai senti (via EMSC)
Dar El Beïda (Algeria) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Le bruit plus fort que le séisme :/ (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Allah yasterna inchalah (via EMSC)
Mohamed Belouizdad (Algeria) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): Assez forte secousse ! (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): J'ai resenti un séisme (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): الله اكبر (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Un leger et court (3 secondes) tremblement de terre . Que dieu nous protege. (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): La secousse été en deux temps (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): On a peurs lol (via EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ca a durer qlq secondes c etrange d avoir des repliques avec cette intenste ! (via EMSC)
El Mouradia (Algeria) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): assez forte mais breve (via EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): i was taking a nap when the earthquake happens it was a little bit scary any way alhamdoulileh (via EMSC)
Bachdjerah (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): الله يستر (via EMSC)
Draria (Algeria) (24 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (23 km N from epicenter)(no details): Un bruit sourd venu des profondeurs suivis d'une secouse qui a durée environs 6" (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (19 km W from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking (via EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria) (18 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ca se resent bien for (via EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria) (18 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fort (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (16 km N from epicenter)(no details): Vibration terrible avec un son d'explosion (via EMSC)
Soumaa (Algeria) (9 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ça fait un peu peur (via EMSC)
Khemis Miliana (Algeria) (76 km W from epicenter)(no details): I think that I'm about 100 km far from the source but i felt it (via EMSC)
Boumerdes (Algeria) (50 km NE from epicenter)(no details): çà a trop duré , je l'ai bien ressenti au 4 ème étage (via EMSC)
El Biar (Algeria) (28 km N from epicenter)(no details): Secousse ressentie brève et sans dégâts (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): oui, celui ci etait plutot comme des secousses horizontales (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Was pretty much strong too long and noisy! Hope there are no victims! God bless! (via EMSC)
Zéralda (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Qu'Allah puisse nous prémunir et nous préserver inchallah, je l'ai fortement ressenti j'avais l'impression que c'était plus fort que celui y a quelques jours, donnez nous des explications s'il vous plait. (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ça à bouger (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (25 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Panique générale (via EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): À Alger on est habitué aux secousses seul les vitres et fenêtres ont bougésbougés (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): Petite secousse (via EMSC)
Saoula (Algeria) (21 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti mais Pas assez fort , vu la profendeur (via EMSC)
Soumaâ (Algeria) (9 km W from epicenter)(no details): effondrement de rocher dans la région de Hammam el ouene coupant la route entre cette région et la commune de Bougara (via EMSC)
Bouira (Algeria) (78 km E from epicenter)(no details): Je l'ai ressenti à Bouira, que dieu nous protège (via EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria) (53 km E from epicenter)(no details): Une tremblement de terre long duré (via EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria) (36 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Un peu fort cette fois si, que Dieu nous protège. (via EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria) (36 km SW from epicenter)(no details): un seisme modéré est comme un nouveau mode de vie en vibration sa commence brutalement et se stabilise en monotonie donnant l'imression que c'est un nouveau mode de vie qui n'arretera jamais puis elle s'amortie lentement laissant les gens demander est ce elle a vraiment arreter ? (via EMSC)
Aïn Benian (Algeria) (33 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Petite secousse (via EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Everything shook a bit. (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Un séisme avec le son et tous (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Assez fort (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bien recentie (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): C'était vraiment effrayant (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): A duré 4 secondes.Ressenti étant assis au repos dans le salon. Pas trop forte (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Une vraie secousse (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): 3 à 4 second (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Léger (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): un tremblement qui à durer et bien recenti (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Fort seisme (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Creepy but ended as soon as it started (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Le lustre a bougé (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Le tremblement de terre a tardé (via EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Je pense que c'est de 4,9 (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): I felt it (via EMSC)
El Mouradia (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): je pense sup a 3. (via EMSC)
El Magharia (Algeria) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): C'est quand le grand tremblement (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): Alger, je pense plus de 5 (via EMSC)
Koléa (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): wow (via EMSC)
Souidania (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ça a bouger au moins 3 seconde a18 h 57 (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): allah yastar katro had lyamat (via EMSC)
Bachdjerah (Algeria) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): Légère secousse (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ça a bien bougé rabi satar (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (22 km N from epicenter)(no details): Leger secousse (via EMSC)
Baba Hssen (Algeria) (22 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Sa a bouger mais trp (via EMSC)
Baba Hssen (Algeria) (21 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ça a bien bougé cette fois (via EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria) (21 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Fort secusse mtn à Alger (via EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria) (19 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ellah estor (via EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria) (19 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Loud and strong (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (18 km W from epicenter)(no details): Encore un séisme... Que nous prevoi le bondieu?!! Ressenti à Blida... (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Séisme fort mais pas long (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Forte secousse mais brève (via EMSC)
Chebli (Algeria) (7 km N from epicenter)(no details): Dieu nos protégé inchallah (via EMSC)
Médéa (Algeria) (38 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Presque 10 secondes, On à bien ressentir (via EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria) (37 km NE from epicenter)(no details): J u peuuuur (via EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): C est l angoisse (via EMSC)
Casbah (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): Une bref secousse (via EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria) (28 km NE from epicenter)(no details): ربي يستر و يعطينا حسن الخاتمة (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): a brief shake (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Je l'ai ressenti à bordj El Kiffan, Allah yestor (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Assez forte (via EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): C'est un séisme modéré, j'ai vécu plus intense (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Mon jardonert la senti avant quelle arrive sophanne ellah (via EMSC)
El Achour (Algeria) (25 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Dieselbe Art von Beben die wir in der letzten Zeit gefühlt/beobachtet haben. Eigentlich immer eine horizontale NORD-SÜD Bewegung. (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): mouvement semblable a celui d,une vague suivi de vibration forte des vitres (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): C'est le 3eme tremblement en 1 semaine de plus de 4 ca commence a me faire peur (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): mes enfants tous petits l'ont ressenti. il semblait très fort sans qu'il ne soit long dans le temps (quelques secondes) (via EMSC)
Baba Hassen (Algeria) (22 km NW from epicenter)(no details): I have been through the May 2003 earthquake which was devastating. Since I have arrived this is the fifth earthquake, whilst the others were mildly noticeable, this one felt stronger although it seems to only have registered 4.6.The house although built to resist seismic tremors, felt it and groaned. (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (21 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bruyante (explosive ) , terrestre !!! (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (21 km N from epicenter)(no details): J'habite à ain naadja ancien je l'ai bien senti rabi yastare . (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (20 km W from epicenter)(no details): Assez forte secousse (via EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): الله يستر (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ça devient assez fréquent (via EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria) (92 km E from epicenter)(no details): On se dit qu'on va s'habitué vu le nombre élevé de secousses ressentis surtout ces jours-ci mais c'est toujours effrayant surtout la peur d'un séisme plus fort que dieu nous en préserve. (via EMSC)
Draâ Ben Khedda (Algeria) (85 km E from epicenter)(no details): A tizi rien senti (via EMSC)
Tadmayt (Algeria) (80 km E from epicenter)(no details): J'ai bien ressenti j'allais même s'enfuir (via EMSC)
Hadjout (Algeria) (58 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mmm (via EMSC)
Lakhdaria (Algeria) (48 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ça a secoué légèrement, seules ceux qui étaient assis ou allongés l'ont ressenti, les faits visuels c'était le balancement des lustres. (via EMSC)
Bordj El Bahri (Algeria) (36 km NE from epicenter)(no details): wooow (via EMSC)
Rouïba (Algeria) (32 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I was watching tv suddenly the building I leave in was shaken probably more fright than damage that was in Reghaia east of Algiers roughly 30 KM away from the capital Algiers. (via EMSC)
Staoueli (Algeria) (31 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Elkhel3a.. (via EMSC)
Bab El Oued (Algeria) (31 km N from epicenter)(no details): bien ressenti (via EMSC)
Beni Messous (Algeria) (31 km NW from epicenter)(no details): il a duréé de 2 à 3 Seconde , on a bien sentie le balencement (via EMSC)
Zeralda (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): On l'a bien ressenti. Le lustre à bougé (via EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Durée 5 à 7 secondes (via EMSC)
Douaouda (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti (via EMSC)
Khemis El Khechna (Algeria) (29 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Une replique (via EMSC)
Chéraga (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Longue et forte, les portes bougeaient, les lustres et les meubles. Etrange elle était silencieuse. Très longue secousse, au moins 20 secondes. (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It shaked well !!! (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (29 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lah ysterna rebi yj3al khir au 15 étage c pas facile :( (via EMSC)
Alger Centre (Algeria) (28 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ça a duré pendant un moment.. rebi yahfedna et yeltef nchalah (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (28 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti (via EMSC)
Bordj El Kiffan (Algeria) (27 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bien secouer (via EMSC)
Sidi M'Hamed (Algeria) (27 km N from epicenter)(no details): Ca a secoué un peu (via EMSC)
Dély Ibrahim (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Desormais, on s'etonne des journées où il n'y'a pas de seismes. (Nassim) (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): sa fai peur (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Algiers Shake (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): ربي يلطف (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Une secousse verticale de plus de 10 secondes. Les lustres, les portes... Tout a tremblé ! (via EMSC)
Algiers (Algeria) (27 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ca duré longtemps tres bien recentie tous bougé (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Lab yester (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ce un long seisme (via EMSC)
El Mouradia (Algeria) (26 km N from epicenter)(no details): Allah yestar (via EMSC)
Ouled Fayet (Algeria) (26 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Hamdoulah (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Courte mais forte secousse, (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): allaho akbar.. (via EMSC)
Bab Ezzouar (Algeria) (26 km NE from epicenter)(no details): depuis 4 jours 3 secousses 4.9 4.7 et celle ci parait il 4.5 (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): Que dieu nous protège ... (via EMSC)
Bir Mourad Raïs (Algeria) (25 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was just a swaying for about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (24 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It has shaked "reasonably" but it has lasted quite a long time. Allah youstour. (via EMSC)
Bachdjerah (Algeria) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): Bien secoué a alger centre.ou tawlat chwiya (via EMSC)
El Harrach (Algeria) (24 km N from epicenter)(no details): ca a bien bougé (via EMSC)
Draria (Algeria) (23 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Balancement des poteaux éclectiques (via EMSC)
Draria (Algeria) (23 km NW from epicenter)(no details): allah yester fortement resenti (via EMSC)
Blida (Algeria) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sa durée 7 sec ! Rabi satar3 ........... moh de blida (via EMSC)
Baba Hssen (Algeria) (22 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Pas très fort mais ressenti quand même (via EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria) (22 km N from epicenter)(no details): Zilzale (via EMSC)
Djasr Kasentina (Algeria) (22 km N from epicenter)(no details): Aller retour . une pepetite peur (via EMSC)
Douéra (Algeria) (21 km NW from epicenter)(no details): une secousse assez intense d'environenvirons 10 secondes (via EMSC)
Khraïcia (Algeria) (20 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Loud and scary (via EMSC)
Les Eucalyptus (Algeria) (20 km NE from epicenter)(no details): الله يستر (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (19 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Alla yastorna allahoma Idj3al fiha khyar (via EMSC)
Alger (Algeria) (16 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Lah yesterna (via EMSC)
Boufarik (Algeria) (14 km NW from epicenter)(no details): a durée quelques secondes (15) (via EMSC)

 

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