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Magnitude 5.1 Quake Strikes Algeria's Oran

Magnitude 5.1 Quake Strikes Algeria's Oran

Monday, 27 June, 2022 - 05:00
A working seismograph is shown in a display about earthquakes. Reuters

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 struck areas in Algeria's northwest Oran province on Sunday, state media reported.

The epicenter of quake was located 12 kilometers to the north of the Gdyel area.

The earthquake did not cause any casualties, according to local Ennahar TV citing statement by the province's civil protection authorities.

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