A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Al Hoceima in Morocco. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 04:22:02 / January 25, 2016 @ 4:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -3.5971 West, latitude 35.7406 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:22:02 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gy9. Id of event: us10004gy9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 Adra, Vélez-Málaga, Albuñol (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 123 km (77 miles) from Vélez-Málaga (c. 74 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Motril (c. 60 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 118 km (74 miles) from Zaïo (c. 30 000 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Almuñécar (c. 27 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km NNE of Al Hoceima, Morocco.
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