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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Al Hoceïma in Morocco

Earthquake location 35.4272S, -3.8682WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Al Hoceïma in Morocco. Exact location of earthquake, -3.8682° West, 35.4272° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 12:13:00 / July 25, 2020 @ 12:13 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3z5. Id of event: us6000b3z5. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:00 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nador, Melilla, Imzoûrene (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Al Hoceïma (c. 395 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nador (c. 129 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Melilla (c. 73 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Tirhanimîne (c. 55 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Imzoûrene (c. 26 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop).

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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NNE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -3.8682° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4272° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km NNE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-25 12:13:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-25 12:35:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 354 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 2.161 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b3z5 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3z5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3z5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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