A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from El Eulma in Algeria. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 5.7988 East, latitude 35.9434 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:09:26 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008g9a. Unique identifier: us70008g9a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 07:09:26 / March 26, 2020 @ 7:09 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Constantine (c. 450 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sétif (c. 288 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Batna (c. 280 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bordj Bou Arreridj (c. 168 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Jijel (c. 148 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from El Eulma (c. 128 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Barika (c. 98 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barbacha, Jijel, Aïn Fakroun.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SSE of El Eulma, Algeria. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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