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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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The earthquake happened inAlgeria, Province of Bouira (population 599,232). The nearest places are Taalba (2km), Ouled Saidi (2km), Zahrar (4km), Ech Chaaba (5km), Oulad Bou Guern (6km), and 11 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Hamiz (21km), Keddara (23km), and Lekhal (28km). The nearest protected areas are Boumerdes (32km), Reghaia (32km), Oued Namous (33km), Iles Aguelli (36km), Rï¿½serve Naturelle du Lac de Rï¿½ghaï¿½a (37km), and 3 more.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Houari Boumediene (runway 11400ft, 36km), and Boufarik (57km). The nearest ports are Alger (53km), Algiers (60km), and Dellys (61km).
The maximum altitude nearby is 2200m. The area has steep slopes (up to 60 percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.
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