Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 reported 58 km northwest of Essaouira, Morocco

Fri, 23 Apr 2021, 03:37
03:37 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 23 Apr 1:59 am (GMT -1)
4.2 quake 23 Apr 1:59 am (GMT -1)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 37 minutes ago 58 km northwest of Essaouira, Morocco, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 2 km beneath the epicenter near Essaouira, Essaouira Province, Marrakesh-Safi, Morocco, early morning on Friday 23 April 2021 at 1:59 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Essaouira (pop. 70,600) located 58 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 23 Apr 1:59 am (GMT -1) local time (23 Apr 2021 02:59 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.78°N / 10.29°W (North Atlantic Ocean, Morocco)
Primary data source: EMSC

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