Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 43 km north of Constantine, Wilaya de Constantine, Algeria, on 27 Oct 1:25 am (GMT +1) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 43 km north of Constantine, Wilaya de Constantine, Algeria, on 27 Oct 1:25 am (GMT +1)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Oct 00:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 26 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 12:25:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 27 Oct 1:25 am (GMT +1)
Magnitude: 4.1
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.75°N / 6.63°E (Algérie)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km S de Tamalous (pop: 32,600)
20 km SSE de Karkira (pop: 46,700)
29 km WSW de Skikda (pop: 162,700)
42 km W de Azzaba (pop: 75,300)
43 km N de Constantine (pop: 450,100)
47 km NE de Mila (pop: 68,800)
281 km E de Boumerdas (pop: 786,500)
316 km E de Algiers (pop: 1,977,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 10.5°C (51 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.110 km43 Km N of Constantine, AlgeriaEMSC

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Beni Hamidene Constantine / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 5-10 s : i was about to sleep,,,, the bed started shaking,,, it was so scary ربي يلطف بينا ، لا حول و لا قوة الا بالله
Constantine (3.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
271.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Mila (47.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
أم الطوب / not felt : هزة ضعيفة جدا | One user found this interesting.
Azzaba skikda / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Jijel cirque, Algeria à 77 km de l'épicentre. / not felt : Jijel cirque. Non ressenti.
Mila / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Beni Oulbane / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Mila (Algeria, 47 km SW of epicenter) : Ressenti | One user found this interesting. (reported through EMSC)
  • شدة الهزة قوي في الڨرارم
(Algeria, 69 km SW of epicenter) : لا اله الا الله (reported through EMSC)
Mila (Algeria, 47 km SW of epicenter) : I felt it mila dnc (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Mérouane (Algeria, 42 km SW of epicenter) : مممممممممممم (reported through EMSC)
Constantine (Algeria, 43 km S of epicenter) : Oui (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Mérouane (Algeria, 42 km SW of epicenter) : شعرت بها (reported through EMSC)
(Algeria, 69 km SW of epicenter) : شعر بها فصيح و اخو انيس (reported through EMSC)
Mila (Algeria, 47 km SW of epicenter) : J l’ai ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Constantine (Algeria, 43 km S of epicenter) : Très faible (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Mérouane (Algeria, 42 km SW of epicenter) : إحساس بالهوة ضعيف (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Mérouane (Algeria, 42 km SW of epicenter) : حسينا بيها فالقرارم قوقة ولاية ميلة (reported through EMSC)
Hamma Bouziane (Algeria, 38 km S of epicenter) : I felt a quick shack for a short time (reported through EMSC)
Hamma Bouziane (Algeria, 38 km S of epicenter) : North of slgeria constantine (reported through EMSC)
Hamma Bouziane (Algeria, 38 km S of epicenter) : Une petite vibration (reported through EMSC)
Didouche Mourad (Algeria, 33 km S of epicenter) : El loutf ya rabbi (reported through EMSC)
Didouche Mourad (Algeria, 33 km S of epicenter) : J'ai ressentis un séisme a 1.25h à Constantine (reported through EMSC)
Skikda (Algeria, 29 km NE of epicenter) : Ressenti a skikda ville (reported through EMSC)
Sidi Mérouane (Algeria, 42 km SW of epicenter) : شعرت بها (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 43 km north of Constantine, Wilaya de Constantine, Algeria, on 27 Oct 1:25 am (GMT +1)
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