Last Updated: Friday, December 26, 2014

Moderate earthquake hits Algiers, Algeria


M 4.6 moderate earthquake shakes Northern Algeria today, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.

According to the EMSC, the quake's epicenter was located 4 km S of Bouinan and 27 km S of Algiers, Algeria.

Earthquake was well felt in Boufarik, Alger, Les Eucalyptus,  Khraïcia, Douéra, Djasr Kasentina, Draria, Bab Ezzouar, Douaouda and other surrounding areas.

Algiers is the capital of Algeria.

17:55 UTC (local time: 18:55; 2014-12-26 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
4 km S of Bouinan, Algeria   
27 km S of Algiers, Algeria

Original post: Natural Disasters List December 26, 2014

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