A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Zeribet el Oued in Algeria. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 18:48:28 / May 30, 2017 @ 6:48 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.62 km, 6.2321° East, 34.8133° North. Event id: us10008wlv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wlv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.62 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:48:28 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batna, Tolga, Tazoult-Lambese. Close country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Biskra (c. 308 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Batna (c. 280 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Aïn Touta (c. 72 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tolga (c. 68 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tazoult-Lambese (c. 41 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arris (c. 36 600 pop).
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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km WNW of Zeribet el Oued, Algeria.
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