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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 7 km NW of Zaio, Morocco

Earthquake location 34.9917S, -2.7953WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Zaio in Morocco. The temblor was reported at 04:01:49 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time of event 06/03/15 / 2015-03-06 04:01:49 / March 6, 2015 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -2.7953 West, latitude 34.9917 North, depth 5 km, unique identifier, usc000tvft.

Close countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Oujda (c. 405 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Taourirt (c. 82 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Berkane (c. 80 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oujda, Taourirt, Ahfir.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -2.7953° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9917° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Zaio, Morocco Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-03-06 04:01:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-06 04:32:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.967 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tvft Id of event.
Event Code c000tvft An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000tvft, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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