A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Al Hoceima in Morocco on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 11:29:23 / January 25, 2016 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 21.43 km, -3.7475° West, 35.4901° North. The temblor was picked up at 11:29:23 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.43 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004vk3. Unique identifier: us20004vk3.
Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nador, Melilla, Imzoûrene (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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