A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Batna in Algeria. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:39 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ahu7. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ahu7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 6.1944 East, latitude 35.726 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 07:59:39 / July 4, 2020 @ 7:59 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Constantine (c. 450 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sétif (c. 288 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Batna (c. 280 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Eulma (c. 128 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Khenchela (c. 117 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Oum el Bouaghi (c. 100 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Barika (c. 98 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aïn Arnat, Khenchela, Didouche Mourad (min 5000 pop).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km N of Batna, Algeria.
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