Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Northeastern Algeria

MOSCOW, Nov 22 (Sputnik) A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has hit the northeastern part of Algeria, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said on Sunday. The tremor was recorded at 03:53 GMT, with the epicenter located 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) away from the northeastern port city of Skikda at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to the EMSC. There have been no reports on casualties or damage at this point.