A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from M’Sila in Algeria. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 13:26:19 / June 10, 2019 @ 1:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 4.9201° East, 35.5438° North, depth 37.04 km. Unique identifier: us70003xn7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003xn7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.04 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:26:19 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aïn Touta, Merouana, Bougaa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sétif (c. 288 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bordj Bou Arreridj (c. 168 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from El Achir (c. 158 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from M’Sila (c. 100 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Barika (c. 98 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Aïn Touta (c. 72 300 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km ESE of M’Sila, Algeria.
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