Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 30 km east of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 02:03 (GMT) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Western Mediterranean, 30 km east of Bejaia, Béjaïa, Algeria, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 02:03 (GMT)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.5 at 9 km depth

26 May 02:26 UTC: Premier à signaler: VolcanoDiscovery après 23 minutes.
26 May 03:09: Maintenant en utilisant une nouvelle source de données: EMSC
Date & time: 26 May 2021 02:03:22 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Profondeur: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.67°N / 5.4°E (Western Mediterranean, Algérie)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km NNO de BABOR - VILLE (Babor) (pop: 33,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
30 km ESE de Béjaïa (pop: 164,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
40 km ENE de Barbacha (pop: 32,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km E de Colmar (pop: 25,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
47 km NE de Lafayette (pop: 38,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km E de El-Kseur (pop: 26,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km NNO de El Eulma (pop: 128,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km NE de Bordj-Bou-Arreridj (pop: 168,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
172 km E de Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
206 km E de Algiers (pop: 1,977,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
3.59 kmNear Bejaia, Béjaïa, AlgeriaEMSC
3.8?10? kmNORTHERN ALGERIAVolcanoDiscovery
3.59 kmAlgeria: E BEJAIA.ARGIGN

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Jijel cirque, Algeria (36.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : J'ai entendu un bruit sourd qui a duré moins d'une seconde et j'ai entendu les mouettes crier pendant un bon moment, mais je n'ai senti aucune secousse.  
near BABOR - VILLE, Sétif (7.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Aokas (14.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
souk el tenine (7.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
Bejaia (29.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Béjaïa (31.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Tala hamza Béjaïa / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Lacifa / not felt : I didn't feel anything  
Bejaia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : I felt moving but weak  
Béjaïa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Béjaïa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
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