A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sidi Mérouane in Algeria on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 11:13:34 / August 7, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 6.3109° East, 36.5786° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000baiw. Unique identifier: us6000baiw. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:34 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sétif, Aïn Fakroun, Aïn Kercha. Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Constantine (c. 450 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sétif (c. 288 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Skikda (c. 162 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Jijel (c. 148 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Eulma (c. 128 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from El Khroub (c. 83 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Azzaba (c. 75 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km NE of Sidi Mérouane, Algeria.
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