A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Al Hoceima in Morocco on Monday. Unique identifier: us10004gzd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004gzd. The temblor was reported at 05:54:06 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.79 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 05:54:06 / January 25, 2016 @ 5:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.6833 West, latitude 35.557 North, depth = 12.79 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nador, Melilla, Imzoûrene (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km NNE of Al Hoceima, Morocco. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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