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Past earthquakes in Alger: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 16, 2022 23:10 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 35 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 3 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In 2021, Alger was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 35 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 3 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.3 | 4.9 km NW of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, Algeria -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 7:38 am (GMT +1) (Dec 21, 2021 06:38 GMT)
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3.7 km west of Algiers, Alger (unconfirmed) 131 reportsMoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 16, 2021 8:00 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 16, 2021 19:00 GMT)
3.3

10 km
5.8 km east of Melouza, Hammam Dalaa, Msila, Algeria 1 reportMoreMap
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 10, 2021 1:59 am (GMT +1) (Dec 10, 2021 00:59 GMT)
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1.5 km southwest of Shlef, Departement du Chelif, Algeria (unconfirmed) 8 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, December 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 2:12 pm (GMT +1) (Dec 5, 2021 13:12 GMT)
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21 km west of Algiers, Alger (unconfirmed) 8 reportsMoreMap
Friday, November 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 26, 2021 2:03 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 26, 2021 13:03 GMT)
3.6

10 km
Aïn Defla, 40 km east of Shlef, Departement du Chelif, Algeria MoreMap
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 24, 2021 9:56 pm (GMT +1) (Nov 24, 2021 20:56 GMT)
3.6

21 km
Medea, 18 km southeast of Blida, Algeria 68 reportsMoreMap
Friday, October 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 29, 2021 9:17 pm (GMT +1) (Oct 29, 2021 20:17 GMT)
3.8

10 km
11 km northwest of Bouira, Algeria 1 reportMoreMap
Sunday, October 10, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Oct 10, 2021 6:16 am (GMT +1) (Oct 10, 2021 05:16 GMT)
3.1
Algeria: SW TIPASA.ARG 6 reportsMoreMap
Oct 10, 2021 6:15 am (GMT +1) (Oct 10, 2021 05:15 GMT)
3.6

40 km
NORTHERN ALGERIA 67 reportsMoreMap
Friday, September 3, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 3, 2021 8:59 pm (GMT +0) (Sep 3, 2021 20:59 GMT)
2.9

26 km
Western Mediterranean, 96 km west of Algiers, Alger MoreMap
Friday, August 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 27, 2021 6:15 pm (GMT +1) (Aug 27, 2021 17:15 GMT)
2.8

17 km
Western Mediterranean, 20 km northeast of Sidi Akkacha, Algeria MoreMap
Saturday, August 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 14, 2021 5:28 am (GMT +1) (Aug 14, 2021 04:28 GMT)
3.1

10 km
NORTHERN ALGERIA 1 reportMoreMap
Friday, August 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 6, 2021 7:07 am (GMT +1) (Aug 6, 2021 06:07 GMT)
3.4
Bouira, 26 km northeast of Sidi Aïssa, Msila, Algeria MoreMap
Saturday, July 31, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Jul 31, 2021 08:28 GMT
3.2

10 km
16 km west of Ain Defla, Aïn Defla, Algeria 5 reportsMoreMap
31 Jul 3:01 am (GMT +1) (Jul 31, 2021 02:01 GMT)
4.3

8 km
4.9 km northwest of El Attaf, Aïn Defla, Algeria 95 reportsMoreMap
31 Jul 2:13 am (GMT +1) (Jul 31, 2021 01:13 GMT)
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n/a
9.4 km south of Hadjout, Tipaza, Algeria (unconfirmed) 18 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6 x 1011 joules (167 megawatt hours, equivalent to 144 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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