Mw 5.6 earthquake, Northern Algeria on June 06th, 2008 at 20:02 UTC
- An event of magnitude Mw 5.6 occurred on 06/06/2008 at 20:02:57.0 UTC in Northern Algeria.
- Centre de Recherche en Astronomia, Astrophysique et Geologie (CRAAG), Algiers, Algeria
Distances to cities:
21 km NW Wahran (pop 645,984 ; local time 21:02 2008-06-06)
16 km N Mars-al-kabir (pop 20,178 ; local time 21:02 2008-06-06)
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Figure 1: Intensity map created with the results of the macroseismic questionnaires
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Epicenter location(click to enlarge)
Moment tensors solutions(click to enlarge)
|More information on the main shock|
|Figure 2: Aftershocks distribution|
|Figure 3: Aftershocks distribution since main shock occurrence until 06/06/2008 20:02 UTC. The orange circle represents the main shock.