2010 Beni-Ilmane earthquakes

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2010 Algeria earthquake
2010 Beni-Ilmane earthquakes is located in Algeria
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2010 Beni-Ilmane earthquakes
UTC time2010-05-14 12:29:22
ISC event14703080
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date14 May 2010 (2010-05-14)
Local time13:29:22
Magnitude5.3 Mw [1]
Depth2 km (1 mi) [1]
Epicenter35°54′N 4°07′E / 35.9°N 4.12°E / 35.9; 4.12Coordinates: 35°54′N 4°07′E / 35.9°N 4.12°E / 35.9; 4.12 [1]
TypeStrike-slip [1]
Areas affectedAlgeria
Max. intensityVII (Damaging) [2]
Aftershocks5.1 Mw May 16 at 06:52 [3]
5.2 Mw May 23 at 13:28 [4]
Casualties2 dead, 43 injured [5]

The 2010 Beni-Ilmane earthquakes began 14 May at 12:29:22 UTC, when a M5.3 strike-slip earthquake occurred in Northern Algeria. With a maximum EMS-98 intensity of VII (Damaging), it was the first in a sequence of three shocks that affected the Bouïra Province over a ten-day period. Two people were killed, forty-three were injured, and some structural damage was reported.

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  1. ^ a b c d USGS. "M5.3 - northern Algeria". United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Yelles-Chaouche et al. 2014, pp. 1289, 1290
  3. ^ USGS. "M5.1 – northern Algeria". United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ USGS. "M5.2 – northern Algeria". United States Geological Survey.
  5. ^ National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS) (1972), Significant Earthquake Database (Data Set), National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA, doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K

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