Latest earthquakes near Algeria today

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List of latest earthquakes near Algeria.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 12:09PM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 276 km W
from Oran
Apr 12, 2024 02:37AM
(Algiers)
M 2.6 271 km W
from Oran
Apr 12, 2024 02:28AM
(Algiers)
M 2.0 277 km W
from Oran
Apr 11, 2024 08:24PM
(Algiers)
M 2.4 223 km NNW
from Oran
Apr 11, 2024 04:27PM
(Algiers)
M 2.5 267 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 11, 2024 01:43AM
(Algiers)
M 2.7 5 km SW
from Ech Chettia
Apr 10, 2024 11:02PM
(Algiers)
M 2.0 259 km W
from Oran
Apr 10, 2024 04:00AM
(Algiers)
M 2.0 274 km W
from Oran
Apr 9, 2024 08:38PM
(Algiers)
M 2.2 258 km W
from Oran
Apr 8, 2024 11:03PM
(Algiers)
M 2.4 284 km W
from Oran
Apr 8, 2024 06:40PM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 265 km W
from Oran
Apr 7, 2024 08:55PM
(Algiers)
M 2.4 267 km W
from Oran
Apr 7, 2024 08:04PM
(Algiers)
M 3.2 26 km W
from Algiers
Apr 6, 2024 08:16PM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 288 km N
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 03:49PM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 273 km W
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 11:26AM
(Algiers)
M 2.5 273 km W
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 11:22AM
(Algiers)
M 2.1 265 km W
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 11:17AM
(Algiers)
M 2.2 270 km W
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 05:37AM
(Algiers)
M 2.2 269 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 5, 2024 12:52AM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 270 km W
from Oran
Apr 4, 2024 02:19PM
(Algiers)
M 2.7 237 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 3, 2024 03:09PM
(Algiers)
M 2.5 234 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 2, 2024 06:08AM
(Algiers)
M 2.0 241 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 2, 2024 06:04AM
(Algiers)
M 2.2 240 km WNW
from Oran
Apr 2, 2024 05:38AM
(Algiers)
M 2.3 236 km WNW
from Oran

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Algeria

Recent Algeria Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Algeria. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Algeria and elsewhere.

Algeria Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
30 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.3
Apr 13, 2024 12:09

Average

A total of 309 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Algeria in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 30 earthquakes per year, or 2 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Algeria roughly every 11 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Algeria in 2016. A total of 72 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Algeria that year. The strongest had a 6.3 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Algeria with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Algeria in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Algeria during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Algeria (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 284 91.91%
Mag. 5 23 7.44%
Mag. 6 2 0.65%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Algeria

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.3
On Jan 25, 2016 05:22.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Mar 29, 1954 06:17.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Algeria occurred on Jan 25, 2016 05:22 local time (Africa/Algiers timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.3 and struck 275 kilometers (171 mi) west of Oran, at a depth of 12 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Algeria in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Mar 29, 1954 06:17, 291 kilometers (181 mi) west of Aïn Temouchent. It is the strongest earthquake near Algeria in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Algeria in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Algeria.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Algeria.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Jan 25, 2016 05:22AM
(Algiers)
M 6.3 275 km W
from Oran
Mar 18, 2021 01:04AM
(Algiers)
M 6.0 21 km NNE
from Bejaïa
May 20, 2022 01:35PM
(Algiers)
M 5.5 258 km W
from Oran
Aug 1, 2014 05:11AM
(Algiers)
M 5.5 16 km NNE
from Algiers
May 29, 2016 12:54AM
(Algiers)
M 5.4 37 km S
from Boumerdas
Aug 28, 2021 12:20PM
(Algiers)
M 5.3 264 km W
from Oran
Jan 25, 2016 05:34AM
(Algiers)
M 5.3 279 km W
from Oran
Mar 19, 2022 10:59AM
(Algiers)
M 5.2 14 km NE
from Bejaïa
Mar 15, 2016 05:40AM
(Algiers)
M 5.2 271 km W
from Oran
Jan 25, 2016 07:10AM
(Algiers)
M 5.2 294 km W
from Oran

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Earthquakes by region of Algeria

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Algeria.

When was the last earthquake in Algeria?

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake hit near Algeria on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 12:09 local time (Africa/Algiers). The center of this earthquake was located 276km west of Oran at a depth of 26km under water in the Alboran Sea. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Algeria in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Algeria?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Algeria on the morning of March 29, 1954 at 06:17 local time (Africa/Algiers). The center of this earthquake was located 291km northwest of Aïn Temouchent at a depth of 626km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Algeria since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Algeria?

In the past 10 years, 309 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Algeria. This averages to 31 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 12 days.