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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Amersid in Morocco

Earthquake location 32.6284S, -4.2761WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Amersid in Morocco. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 08:39:09 / November 17, 2019 @ 8:39 am. Id of earthquake: us70006937. Event ids that are associated: us70006937. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -4.2761° West, 32.6284° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:39:09 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Midelt (c. 45 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Morocco (c. 31 627 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Midelt (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SE of Amersid, Morocco. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -4.2761° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SE of Amersid, Morocco Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-17 08:39:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-17 08:57:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 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 416 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 0.467 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006937 Id of event.
Event Code 70006937 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006937, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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