Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Tipasa in Algeria

Earthquake location 36.6382S, 2.3311WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tipasa in Algeria on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us200063vz. Ids that are associated to the event: us200063vz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 2.3311° East, 36.6382° North. The temblor was reported at 23:57:55 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/06/16 / 2016-06-11 22:57:55 / June 11, 2016 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Algiers (c. 1 977 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bab Ezzouar (c. 275 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Blida (c. 182 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Médéa (c. 147 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bordj el Kiffan (c. 123 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Baraki (c. 105 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ksar el Boukhari, Reghaïa, Theniet el Had (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Did you feel the quake?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km WNW of Tipasa, Algeria.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 2.3311° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6382° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Tipasa, Algeria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-11 22:57:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-01 03:54:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200063vz Id of event.
Event Code 200063vz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200063vz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply