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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Algeria time = UTC +1
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 21 10:18 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 17 10:05 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 14 02:24 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS El Affroun, Algeria Jan 08 16:20 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 08 16:20 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Algiers - Moderate shaking
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 07 08:25 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 06 09:32 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Ain abessa - Secousse entre 1 a 3 seconde, aucun degat materiel.
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 03 09:18 3.7 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 03 06:08 3.4 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 03 00:23 3.6 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 02 23:06 3.5 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jan 02 20:59 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
  • alger - Moderate shaking
  • Kouba - Long, shaking light, no damage
  • Alger - Light shaking
  • Alger - Strong shaking
  • Algiers - Duration, about 7 seconds. Thought it was a truck. The shaking continued and I had enough time to walk from my chair to the doorway. No damage of any kind.
  • Boumerdes - I was on my bed when it began shaking at 22:00. It was moderate but enough strong to awake my wife who was sleeping. It lasted for few seconds. I noticed that it was quite different from previous earthquakes that have only one high value in its strength, this one was quite undulatory with 2 or 3 highs.
  • Médéa - Moderate shaking
  • Zemmouri el Bahri - Light shaking
  • algeirs - Moderate shaking
  • Algiers - It lasted about 7 seconds.
  • Koléa - Light shaking
  • Algiers - I was invited at a family dinner then the expression \"earthquake \" was heard from here and there.my kids who never witnessed one were not aware so no panic !!!
  • Mouzaia - Very strong shaking
  • Algiers - Initially felt like the rumbling of a train. Then heard the window frames shaking. The floor was unsteady and the staircase was moving quickly from side to side. Lasted about 5 seconds..enough to set my heart racing ! However no noticeable damage.
  • GEOFON Northern Algeria Jan 02 20:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • blida - Moderate shaking
  • USGS El Affroun, Algeria Jan 02 20:59 5.1 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 31 23:53 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 29 19:06 3.3 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Dec 10 23:18 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Nov 24 14:02 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Nov 15 08:26 3.4 28 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Oct 28 18:47 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Oct 16 07:03 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Oct 16 02:09 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Oct 13 10:19 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Sep 15 23:22 3.6 22 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Aug 15 14:50 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Merouana - Très violent!
  • Batna - T
  • USGS Merouana, Algeria Aug 15 14:50 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Merouana - It was horrible,the most hard 10second of shake i saw in my life.
  • N'Gaous - Here un N'gaous it was horrible
  • GEOFON Northern Algeria Aug 15 14:50 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Aug 15 06:41 3.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Aug 14 01:29 3.2 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 27 07:04 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 17 04:37 3.5 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Saïdia - Tot 3 keer vannacht trillingen waargenomen. Het hield vrij lang aan, ongeveer een minuut per keer (met een halfuur ertussen).
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 13 21:01 4.0 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Northern Algeria Jul 11 03:18 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
  • Almeria - De beving duurde een dertigtal seconden. Ons bed in de hotelkamer en de kastdeuren beefden lichtjes. Wij stellen ons de vraag of we ons zorgen hoeven te maken voor de tsunami die voorspeld wordt in deze regio?
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 11 03:18 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Algeria Jul 11 03:18 4.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 11 03:18 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 09 11:34 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Algeria Jul 08 10:42 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It
    USGS El Amria, Algeria Jul 08 10:42 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It
  • El-kerma oran - Very weak shaking MMI II
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jul 08 10:42 4.4 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jun 30 17:55 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Nador - Durée une fraction de seconde. Aucun dommage
  • EMSC Northern Algeria Jun 27 05:41 3.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Algeria Jun 15 19:23 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Jun 15 19:23 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Northern Algeria May 30 18:48 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Bejaia - Waked up by noise
  • USGS Zeribet El Oued, Algeria May 30 18:48 4.3 9 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Northern Algeria May 30 04:02 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria May 21 19:52 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria May 11 19:10 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria May 07 09:09 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 23 01:08 3.2 20 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 17 18:54 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 07 14:26 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 05 08:33 3.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 03 02:11 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Apr 01 15:17 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Mar 30 01:41 3.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Mar 29 23:17 3.8 40 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Mar 15 11:42 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Algeria Mar 09 13:51 3.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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