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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near M’Sila in Algeria

Earthquake location 35.5438S, 4.9201WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from M’Sila in Algeria. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 13:26:19 / June 10, 2019 @ 1:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 4.9201° East, 35.5438° North, depth 37.04 km. Unique identifier: us70003xn7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003xn7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.04 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:26:19 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aïn Touta, Merouana, Bougaa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Algeria (c. 34 586 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sétif (c. 288 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bordj Bou Arreridj (c. 168 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from El Achir (c. 158 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from M’Sila (c. 100 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Barika (c. 98 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Aïn Touta (c. 72 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km ESE of M’Sila, Algeria.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 4.9201° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5438° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km ESE of M'Sila, Algeria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-10 13:26:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-10 14:11:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 3.609 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us70003xn7 Id of event.
Event Code 70003xn7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003xn7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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