A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Amersid in Morocco. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -4.2409 West, latitude 32.6886 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:56:53 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007rha. Event ids that are associated: us70007rha. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 21:56:53 / February 16, 2020 @ 9:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Midelt (c. 45 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Midelt. Country/countries that might be effected, Morocco (c. 31 627 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 22 km ESE of Amersid, Morocco.
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