A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Hadjout in Algeria. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 2.0513 East, latitude 36.6206 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 05:10:14 / August 29, 2020 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bexl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bexl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:10:14 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bouinan, Theniet el Had, Cheraga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Blida (c. 182 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chlef (c. 178 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Médéa (c. 147 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Beni Mered (c. 92 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Khemis Miliana (c. 75 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Boufarik (c. 59 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km WNW of Hadjout, Algeria. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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