sábado, 8 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:10km) in Algeria at 7/8/2017 10:42:50 AM

Green Earthquake in Algeria


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:10km
  • 08 Jul 2017 10:42:50 UTC
  • 472883 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 35.9827, -1.619
  • Time (UTC): 08 Jul 2017 10:42:50
  • Time (ECT): 08 Jul 2017 12:42:50

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Algeria, Province of Ain Temouchent (population 796,824). The distance to the nearest coast is 60km. The nearest places are Bou Zadjar (61km), Douar er Rouaiba (66km), Douar Ouled Cherif (68km), Douar er Raskaoui (68km), and Douar el Baalcha (68km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Bou Sfer (78km). The nearest ports are Beni Saf (77km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 15000 people 0
50 km no people 0
20 km no people 0
10 km no people 0



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