A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Beni Saf in Algeria. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 03:18:19 / July 11, 2017 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:18:19 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100098pt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098pt. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -1.6796° West, 35.7896° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Oran (c. 646 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Es Senia (c. 68 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Bir el Djir (c. 68 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from ’Aïn Temouchent (c. 57 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Remchi (c. 51 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Beni Saf (c. 46 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from ’Aïn el Turk (c. 45 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bir el Djir, Chetouane, Ahfir. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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