5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Algeria

Seismogram at Weston ObservatorySeismogram at Weston Observatory - Sputnik International, 1920, 19.03.2022Google newsEvgeny MikhaylovSo far, there have been no official reports about any casualties, and authorities have not issued a tsunami warning.According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit northern Algeria, with an epicentre located 22 kilometres from Chelghoum Laïd at a depth of 10 kilometres.The quake comes just a day after a tremor of the same magnitude was registered in the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Iwate.

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