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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Northern Algeria on Friday, 24 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Northern Algeria on Friday, 24 January 2020
Jan 24 07:30: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.0.
Date & time: vendredi, 24 janvier 2020 07:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.72°N / 5.56°E (Algérie)
Nearest volcano: Pantelleria (575 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 (6 earthquakes)
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 4.8 / 6 kmE Bejaia.arg (Algeria)IGN
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmNorthern AlgeriaEMSC
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 4.9 / 9.2 km17km WSW of Jijel, AlgeriaUSGS
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 5.0 / 18.1 kmNorthern AlgeriaGeoAu
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 4.9 / 11 kmNorthern AlgeriaBMKG
Fri, 24 Jan 07:24 UTCM 5.0 / 9.8 kmNorthern Algeria [Land: Algeria]INGV

"I felt it" reports:
Jijel / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Walls moving
El kseur (64.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Salma / MMI VI (Strong shaking): First Time i was affraid
(591.1 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
El Aouana. jijel. algeria / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): it's my first experience, I was very afraid
(196.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Béjaia / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Tizi Ouzou / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up from my sleep. Door shook. Lasted 3 seconds.
Jijel / MMI VI (Strong shaking): يا ودي مزالني مشوكي
Plaine ouest annaba (193.7 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): My bed was shaking i was terrified
Ain El Kebira / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Houston / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me out of my sleep. Not sure what it was. It was scary though.
jijel / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Iwas in bed and felt all room shaking similar of a train passage in railway station
Chekfa / MMI IV (Light shaking): I opened the shop in which I sell, put some products in the right place, while I was standing, I felt the shake, the floor, the walls, and the whole bloc were moving, I felt as if I was standing on a small rocking boat.
(61.5 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bejaïa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Chekfa / MMI IV (Light shaking): I opened the shop in which I sell, put some products in the right place, while I was standing, I felt the shake, the floor, the walls, and the whole bloc were moving, I felt as if I was standing on a small rocking boat.
Béjaïa algeria / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Annaba / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I'm from the east of Algeria (Annaba), I felt it and there is something weird happened before the earthquake animal's behavior especially "starling birds" there is a video on Facebook about that
Béjaïa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): here in Béjaïa, the earthquake was strong. we all felt it.
Skikda / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chadia (21.1 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Skikda (122.9 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(20.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
(19.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was sleeping it woke me up. For the first time in my life i saw the house shaking.
Annaba / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(135 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(47.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
BEJAIA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Ath douala tizi ouzou / MMI IV (Light shaking)
constantine / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
El Milia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(20.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(26.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(134.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Azzaba skikda / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jijel / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mila / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Tassoust (27.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It woke me up when I was asleep
Tizi ouzou / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
jijel / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Skikda (121.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Jijel / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Jijel / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(42.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Skikda / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Elancer jijel / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jijel / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Taher (30.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Tizi ouzou / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Constantine (Algeria) (101 km SE from epicenter)(no details): ارتداد خفيف (via EMSC)
El Ancer (Algeria) (48 km E from epicenter)(no details): Shocking (via EMSC)
Bejaïa (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): Hemdlh (via EMSC)
Chekfa (Algeria) (31 km E from epicenter)(no details): I opened the shop in which I sell, put some products in the right place, while I was standing, I felt the shake, the floor, the walls, and the whole bloc were moving, I felt as if I was standing on a small rocking boat. (via EMSC)
Taher (Algeria) (26 km E from epicenter)(no details): Everything moves and sound if glass (via EMSC)
Taher (Algeria) (26 km E from epicenter)(no details): Lasted for a long time (via EMSC)
Jijel (Algeria) (16 km NE from epicenter)(no details): لا خسائر (via EMSC)
جيجل (Algeria) (16 km NE from epicenter)(no details): The earthquake was moderately strong here in Jijel city downtown,people rushed out to the streets it has lasted more than 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Algeria) (8 km S from epicenter)(no details): ربي يستر (via EMSC)
(Algeria) (8 km S from epicenter)(no details): الحمد لله (via EMSC)
الشراقة (Algeria) (235 km W from epicenter)(no details): Très légère secousse qui m'a réveillé. (via EMSC)
Annaba (Algeria) (193 km E from epicenter)(no details): Très fort (via EMSC)
بومرداس (Algeria) (191 km W from epicenter)(no details): Deux ondes durant 2 secondes mais qui ont réveillé presque tous les voisins (via EMSC)
تيزي وزو (Algeria) (141 km W from epicenter)(no details): Northern algeria (via EMSC)
تيزي وزو (Algeria) (140 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tizi Ouzou Algérie (via EMSC)
Tizi Ouzou (Algeria) (139 km W from epicenter)(no details): Dans le doute (via EMSC)
سكيكدة (Algeria) (118 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt like thé earth Moving in many directions for 2 or three seconds (via EMSC)
Skikda (Algeria) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Légère secousse qui fait bouger le lit (via EMSC)
Skikda (Algeria) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Hello,At 8:24 local time exactly that happened, I was sleeping due to this is a weekend over here.This earthquake waked me up, thanks to Allah nothing bad happened (via EMSC)
Skikda (Algeria) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Secousses sismiques (via EMSC)
Skikda (Algeria) (117 km E from epicenter)(no details): Ke dieu nous protège (via EMSC)
برج بوعريرج (Algeria) (106 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Le lustre à clairement bouger (via EMSC)
تمالوس (Algeria) (93 km E from epicenter)(no details): I felt like earth moving, furnitures too... It was a spooky moments (via EMSC)
صدوق (Algeria) (86 km W from epicenter)(no details): Petit vibration ,bruits de portes de l'armoire (via EMSC)
صدوق (Algeria) (86 km W from epicenter)(no details): Légère vibration (via EMSC)
Mila (Algeria) (68 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Secousse rapide (via EMSC)
سطيف (Algeria) (66 km S from epicenter)(no details): ربي يستر هزة ارضية قوية نوعا ما (via EMSC)
بجاية (Algeria) (51 km W from epicenter)(no details): secousse courte duree (via EMSC)
بجاية (Algeria) (49 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bejaia ville (via EMSC)
بجاية (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up, it was just one but firm wave. Bejaia (via EMSC)
Bejaïa (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ça a bougé environ 10 bonnes secondes (via EMSC)
Bejaïa (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): Très forte secousse (via EMSC)
Bejaïa (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bien (via EMSC)
Bejaïa (Algeria) (47 km W from epicenter)(no details): . (via EMSC)
جيملة (Algeria) (32 km SE from epicenter)(no details): commune de djimla wilaya de jijel (via EMSC)
جيجل (Algeria) (16 km NE from epicenter)(no details): كانت قوية الى حد ما (via EMSC)
جيجل (Algeria) (13 km E from epicenter)(no details): بعيد ب 3 km عن العوانة (via EMSC)
الطاهير (Algeria) (26 km E from epicenter)(no details): jijel (via EMSC)

 

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