Latest Earthquakes in Ghardaïa, Algeria

Latest Earthquakes in Ghardaïa, Algeria

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

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Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
20 years ago
On 2004-06-01 01:39:06
34.092, 2.213
221 km (137 mi) ↖ NW of Ghardaïa
M 3.7
10 km
74 years ago
On 1950-04-20 17:19:16
33.828, 2.151
203 km (126 mi) ↖ NW of Ghardaïa
M 5.38
15 km

Ghardaïa Earthquake Statistics

Ghardaïa in , Algeria has experienced a total of 2 since the 1950's.

Number of Earthquakes per Year in Ghardaïa 1950-2024

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

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 3 1 50.0%
M 5 1 50.0%

Magnitude distribution for Ghardaïa was last updated at 2024-05-26 08:00:09.

When was the last earthquake in Ghardaïa, Algeria?

The last earthquake in Ghardaïa was 20 years ago and struck 221 km (137 mi) ↖ NW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 3.70 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Ghardaïa, Algeria?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Ghardaïa was a 5.38 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 31 km S of Aflou, Algeria or 203 km (126 mi) ↖ NW from the center of Ghardaïa, 74 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Ghardaïa, Algeria?

In 2024, Ghardaïa 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 Ghardaïa is struck by an earthquake every x months.

In 2024, Ghardaïa has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.03 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Ghardaïa is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.00 months.

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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.