3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes the City of Chlef, Algeria

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter scale struck the province of Chlef, 200 km northwest of the Algerian capital.

The Algerian Center for Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Geophysics stated that the tremor was recorded on Thursday, with its epicenter located seven kilometers southwest of the town of Ouled Farès.

The province of Chlef experienced a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale on October 10, 1980, resulting in thousands of deaths and injuries, and destroying 80% of the city.

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