Latest Earthquakes Near Aflou, Laghouat in ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Algeria

Latest Earthquakes Near Aflou, Laghouat in Algeria

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

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
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(Currently displaying 16 out of 13 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
12 years ago
On 2012-05-18 13:12:11
33.994, 1.854
26 km (16 mi) โ†™ SW of Aflou
M 4.5
10 km
16 years ago
On 2008-05-14 18:52:19
34.828, 3.419
144 km (89 mi) โ†— NE of Aflou
M 4.1
0 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-31 00:49:34
35.152, 3.314
160 km (99 mi) โ†‘ N of Aflou
M 3.3
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-31 00:03:09
34.813, 3.414
143 km (89 mi) โ†— NE of Aflou
M 4.2
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-31 00:00:00
34.908, 3.406
148 km (92 mi) โ†— NE of Aflou
M 3.5
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-12-30 23:50:48
34.744, 3.334
132 km (82 mi) โ†— NE of Aflou
M 4.8
10 km
17 years ago
On 2006-10-27 11:25:04
35.304, 1.636
139 km (86 mi) โ†– NW of Aflou
M 3.6
10 km
20 years ago
On 2004-06-01 01:39:06
34.092, 2.213
10 km (6 mi) โ†’ E of Aflou
M 3.7
10 km
20 years ago
On 2003-08-15 17:42:50
35.507, 1.561
162 km (101 mi) โ†– NW of Aflou
M 2.1
10 km
28 years ago
On 1995-10-27 18:09:47
35.493, 1.527
162 km (100 mi) โ†– NW of Aflou
M 3.6
10 km
34 years ago
On 1989-10-31 04:16:20
34.371, 2.288
33 km (20 mi) โ†‘ N of Aflou
M 3.6
10 km
37 years ago
On 1986-11-03 15:51:36
33.523, 0.909
128 km (79 mi) โ†™ SW of Aflou
M 4.3
10 km
38 years ago
On 1986-03-27 21:46:47
35.417, 1.522
154 km (95 mi) โ†– NW of Aflou
M 0
10 km
42 years ago
On 1981-07-09 21:33:23
34.786, 0.786
142 km (88 mi) โ† W of Aflou
M 0
6 km
45 years ago
On 1979-03-20 02:48:42
32.981, 1.299
146 km (90 mi) โ†“ S of Aflou
M 0
33 km
74 years ago
On 1950-04-20 17:19:16
33.828, 2.151
31 km (19 mi) โ†˜ SE of Aflou
M 5.38
15 km

Aflou Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Aflou has experiences a total of 13 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Aflou 1950-2024

Annual earthquakes counts for Aflou was last updated at 2024-02-09 23:00:14.

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 2 1 6.25%
M 3 6 37.5%
M 4 5 31.25%
M 5 1 6.25%

Magnitude distribution for Aflou was last updated at 2024-04-19 20:00:15.

To conserve energy and maximize resource utilization, we calculate historical earthquake statistics in batches. This is done sporadically when sufficient resources are available to the system. Thus, annual earthquakes count and magnitude distribution for various locations on earth, may lag behind in certain instances. Most commonly it's a matter of hours, sometimes days, or even up to a few weeks.

Common Questions

When was the last earthquake in Aflou, Laghouat, Algeria?

The last earthquake in Aflou was 12 years ago and struck 26 km (16 mi) โ†™ SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.50 on the richter scale and a depth of 10.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Aflou, Laghouat, Algeria?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Aflou was a 5.38 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 15.0 kilometers. It struck 31 km (19 mi) โ†˜ SE of the city, 74 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Aflou, Laghouat, Algeria?

In 2024, Aflou has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 0.1 or higher on the Richter scale. That's lower than the annual average of 0.17 earthquakes in the region. Based on historic earthquake data, which dates back to 1950, we can asume that Aflou is struck by an earthquake every 0.01 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.