Latest Earthquakes in Béni Abbès, Algeria

Latest Earthquakes in Béni Abbès, Algeria

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Béni Abbès, Algeria. Each event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event recorded was in 1950.

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(Currently displaying 5 out of 5 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
30 years ago
On 1994-05-12 23:58:10
31.678, -3.527
189 km (117 mi) ↖ NW of Béni Abbès
M 4
10 km
30 years ago
On 1994-05-07 08:49:51
31.701, -3.47
189 km (117 mi) ↖ NW of Béni Abbès
M 4.2
10 km
30 years ago
On 1993-09-29 05:45:29
31.763, -3.55
198 km (123 mi) ↖ NW of Béni Abbès
M 3.9
10 km
31 years ago
On 1992-10-30 10:43:58
31.284, -4.372
198 km (123 mi) ← W of Béni Abbès
M 5.6
25.6 km
31 years ago
On 1992-10-23 09:11:09
31.355, -4.318
200 km (124 mi) ↖ NW of Béni Abbès
M 5.6
28.6 km

Béni Abbès Earthquake Statistics

Béni Abbès in , Algeria has experienced a total of 5 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Béni Abbès 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Béni Abbès was last updated at 2024-07-18 04:00:13.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 1 20.0%
M 4 2 40.0%
M 5 2 40.0%

Magnitude distribution for Béni Abbès was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:08.

When was the last earthquake in Béni Abbès, Algeria?

The last earthquake in Béni Abbès was 30 years ago and struck 189 km (117 mi) ↖ NW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.00 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Béni Abbès, Algeria?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Béni Abbès was a 5.60 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 25.6 kilometers. It struck 10 km W of Reçani, Morocco or 198 km (123 mi) ← W from the center of Béni Abbès, 31 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Béni Abbès, Algeria?

In 2024, Béni Abbès has experienced 0 earthquakes, which is lower than the yearly average of X. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Béni Abbès is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Béni Abbès has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.07 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Béni Abbès is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.01 months.

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.

Disclaimer

Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.