Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Strait of Gibraltar on Monday, 25 January 2016 at 04:22 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Strait of Gibraltar on Monday, 25 January 2016 at 04:22 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 25 Jan 2016 04:22:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.3°N / 3.9°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (Al-Hoceima) (pop: 395,600)
18 km (11 mi) NW of Imzouren (Province de Al Hoceïma) (pop: 40,000)
87 km (54 mi) NW of Al Aaroui (Nador Province) (pop: 36,000)
89 km (55 mi) W of Nador (pop: 129,300)
122 km (76 mi) N of Taza (pop: 141,900)
137 km (85 mi) SE of Tétouan (pop: 326,300)
304 km (189 mi) NE of Rabat (pop: 1,655,800)
390 km (242 mi) NE of Casablanca (pop: 3,144,900)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.333 kmStrait of GibraltarGeoAu

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Benalmadena (154.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake Strait of Gibraltar 25 January 04:22 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1704 quakes):
  • 22 Jul 2016 20:09 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 20 Jul 2016 13:53 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 20 Jul 2016 01:10 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 19 Jul 2016 16:31 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 17 Jul 2016 14:40 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 17 Jul 2016 07:13 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 16 Jul 2016 08:16 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 15 Jul 2016 20:27 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 15 Jul 2016 15:02 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 13 Jul 2016 19:34 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 13 Jul 2016 00:35 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Jul 2016 02:10 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 12 Jul 2016 01:07 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Jul 2016 11:46 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 10 Jul 2016 21:35 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • 10 Jul 2016 10:22 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | IGN | Details
  • Show all

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