A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Didouche Mourad in Algeria on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:56 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.01 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude 6.7413° East, latitude 36.5353° North, depth = 13.01 km. Id of earthquake: us10008715. Event ids that are associated: us10008715. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 01:46:56 / March 5, 2017 @ 1:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Hadjar, Jijel, Drean (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Constantine (c. 450 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Skikda (c. 162 700 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Jijel (c. 148 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Guelma (c. 123 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Oum el Bouaghi (c. 100 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Khroub (c. 83 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Azzaba (c. 75 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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