In the north of Algeria and southern Peru earthquake occurred

July 17, 2013. The earthquake, which arose in the northern part of Algeria, had a magnitude of 4.9 and depth of the epicenter about 10 km, which is only 3.4 km away from the more residential areas, for example, Buinana, Sjöblom and Bugaroy. The epicenter of the quake the morning and the capital city of Algeria shared by only 23 km.

Information about the consequences of the earthquake is extremely small. From local radio has learned that the earthquake affected seven people, four of them were injured by falling objects in Algeria and another three in Blida. At several houses earthquake left cracks, which is not surprising, since residential construction in the country is carried out without taking into account these risks. Even weaker earthquakes sometimes lead to the collapse of buildings in the cities of Algeria. The same source reports that the epicenter of events in no hurry to send rescue workers, despite the fact that there is a garrison military.

Around the same time in the southern part of Peru earthquake that seismologists rated at 6.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter of Latin American push is located 85 km north-west of the city of Arequipa, constantly suffering from such natural disasters. The impetus originated at a depth of 84 km. So far from the scene, there were no details about the destruction or injured people.


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