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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Tirhanimine in Morocco

Earthquake location 35.4456S, -4.1241WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tirhanimine in Morocco on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 17:35:25 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/18 / 2018-06-28 17:35:25 / June 28, 2018 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -4.1241° West, 35.4456° North. Id of earthquake: us2000fqna. Event ids that are associated: us2000fqna.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imzoûrene, Tirhanimîne, Al Hoceïma (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km NNW of Tirhanimine, Morocco. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -4.1241° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NNW of Tirhanimine, Morocco Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-28 17:35:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-28 21:40:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.3 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000fqna Id of event.
Event Code 2000fqna An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fqna, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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