On Saturday morning, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the state of Bejaia in northeastern Algeria.
The epicenter was in the Mediterranean Sea at a depth of 10 kilometers, 28 kilometers northeast of Cape Carbon, 245 kilometers from the Algerian capital.
There were no reports of major damage, and minor damage to buildings was recorded in the town of Bejaia.
Two people received minor injuries.
At the same time, the tremors caused a state of panic among citizens, and were felt by residents of neighboring states and the capital.
Bejaia is a port city with a population of 178,000 people.