A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 247 km NW of Safi, Morocco (153 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 15:54:01 / April 24, 2016 @ 3:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005lf1. Event ids that are associated: us20005lf1. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:01 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.7 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -11.4435 West, latitude 33.5264 North, depth = 14.7 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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