A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Amersid in Morocco. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 14:39:07 / November 17, 2019 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us700069bc. Event ids that are associated: us700069bc. Exact location of event, longitude -4.2601 West, latitude 32.5992 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:07 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Midelt (c. 45 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Midelt (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SE of Amersid, Morocco.
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