Terremoto forte mag. 5.7 - Western Mediterranean, 36 km a nord est da Djezirat el Kadra , Algeria, mercoledì, 21 maggio 2003

Terremoto forte mag. 5.7 - Western Mediterranean, 36 km a nord est da Djezirat el Kadra , Algeria, mercoledì, 21 maggio 2003

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.7 at 10 km depth

Data & ora: 21 May 2003 18:51:10 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.7
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 36.97°N / 3.813°E (Western Mediterranean, Algeria)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km ONO da Dellys (pop: 26,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
26 km NNO da Tadmaït (Draa Ben Khedda) (pop: 21,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
29 km NNO da Draa Ben Khedda (pop: 37,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
30 km NO da Makouda (pop: 34,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
35 km NO da Tizi Ouzou (pop: 144,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
37 km NE da Boumerdas (pop: 786,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km NNE da Lakhdaria (pop: 56,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
60 km ENE da Bordj el Kiffan (pop: 123,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km ENE da Bab Ezzouar (pop: 275,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
70 km ENE da Algeri (pop: 1,977,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 5.710 kmnorthern AlgeriaUSGS
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 27 May 2003 17:11 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2003 13:57 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 May 2003 03:14 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 May 2003 19:02 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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