A 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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