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The Algerian earthquake of October 10, 1980 - a preliminary report

Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)

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Abstract

The earthquake occurred at 1.25 pm local time and had a surface-wave magnitude of 7.3. The main event was followed by an aftershock 3 hours later with a magnitude of 6.0. The main earthquake epicenter was located 170 km from the capital, Algiers. -from Author

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
The Algerian earthquake of October 10, 1980 - a preliminary report
Series title:
Earthquake Information Bulletin (USGS)
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Year Published:
1981
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
11 p.
First page:
23
Last page:
33