A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Al Hoceima in Morocco. The temblor was reported at 18:17:33 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -3.7866° West, latitude 35.5397° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 18:17:33 / January 25, 2016 @ 6:17 pm. Unique identifier: us10004h4a. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004h4a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nador, Melilla, Imzoûrene (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km NNE of Al Hoceima, Morocco. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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