Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 8.9 km southwest of Jijel, Wilaya de Jijel, Algeria, on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 07:32 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 8.9 km southwest of Jijel, Wilaya de Jijel, Algeria, on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 07:32 (GMT)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.8 at 24 km depth

19 Feb 07:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: IGN après 12 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2020 07:32:52 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.8
Profondeur: 24.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7478°N / 5.7254°E (Jijel, Algérie)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km SSO de Jijel (pop: 148,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km NNE de BABOR - VILLE (Babor, Sétif) (pop: 33,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
43 km NO de Rouached (Mila) (pop: 40,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
54 km ONO de Sidi Mérouane (Sidi Merouane, Mila) (pop: 25,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
66 km N de El Eulma (Sétif) (pop: 128,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
73 km NE de Lafayette (Sétif) (pop: 38,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
76 km NNO de Chelghoum el Aïd (Mila) (pop: 71,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
86 km ONO de Hamma Bouziane (Constantine) (pop: 63,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
90 km ONO de Constantine (pop: 450,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
235 km E de Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
3.824 kmE Bejaia.arg (Algeria)IGN
3.825 kmNorthern AlgeriaEMSC

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Kaoues.Jijel town : a (8.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kaous (8.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Weak shaking  
Jijel / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Scary  
Jijel city / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Did woke me up while I was sleeping  
Jijel City (8.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Weak shaking and roaring noise for a short duration (reported through our app)  
9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Chekfa (21.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Jijel (Algeria, 9 km NE of epicenter) : لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له له الملك وله الحمد وهو على كل شيء قدير اللهم صل وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين وسلم تسليما كثيرا إلى يوم الدين (reported through EMSC)  
البويرة (Algeria, 171 km W of epicenter) : Rien a Bouira... (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 8 km NE of epicenter) : نوضت من رقاد (reported through EMSC)  
Bejaïa (Algeria, 58 km W of epicenter) : Calm (reported through EMSC)  
Jijel (Algeria, 9 km NE of epicenter) : Hamdolilah (reported through EMSC)  
الجزائر (Algeria, 239 km W of epicenter) : non ressenti a Alger (reported through EMSC)  
سطيف (Algeria, 68 km SW of epicenter) : Non ressenti à Sétif (reported through EMSC)  
الشقفة (Algeria, 21 km E of epicenter) : Rebbi yoster (reported through EMSC)  
العوانة (Algeria, 16 km W of epicenter) : Tremblement de terre (reported through EMSC)  
العوانة (Algeria, 10 km W of epicenter) : J'étais assis dans ma voiture quand j'ai ressenti la Secousse (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 9 km NE of epicenter) : خفيفه بإذن الله ربي يسترنا ويغفر لنا جميعا حسبنا الله ونعم الوكيل (reported through EMSC)  
العوانة (Algeria, 8 km NW of epicenter) : Algeria (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 8 km N of epicenter) : ربي يسترنا (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 8 km NE of epicenter) : Jijel (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 7 km NE of epicenter) : شعرت بعزة خفيفة (reported through EMSC)  
جيجل (Algeria, 6 km N of epicenter) : جيجل ربي يستر (reported through EMSC)  
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