A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fès al Bali in Morocco. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 06:06:44 / July 1, 2020 @ 6:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -5.0268 West, latitude 34.3561 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afmd. Id of event: us7000afmd. The temblor was picked up at 06:06:44 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Fès (c. 964 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Meknès (c. 545 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sidi Slimane (c. 79 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sidi Qacem (c. 74 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sefrou (c. 65 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ouazzane (c. 58 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chefchaouene, Mechrá Belqsiri, Sidi Slimane.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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