A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Al Hoceima in Morocco. Event id: us10004h0q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004h0q. Global time and date of event 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:25:06 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:06 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -3.6538° West, latitude 35.6696° North, depth = 2.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.56 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nador, Melilla, Imzoûrene.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km NNE of Al Hoceima, Morocco. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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