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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - W Rich.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 17 November 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.2 quake: E Midelt.mac (Morocco), 17 Nov 2019 08:39, which had occurred 6 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.3 earthquake  - W Rich.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 17 November 2019
17 Nov 14:44 UTC: First to report: IGN after 5 minutes.
Nov 17 15:15: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 67.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 17 November 2019 14:39 UTC
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.2532°N / 4.5949°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NW of Errachidia (pop: 92,400)
50 km (31 mi) SE of Midelt (pop: 45,200)
97 km (60 mi) NW of Arfoud (pop: 23,600)
112 km (70 mi) NW of Reçani (pop: 20,500)
165 km (103 mi) E of Beni Mellal (pop: 166,400)
197 km (123 mi) SE of Oued Zem (pop: 84,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 17 Nov 14:39 UTCM 4.3 / 10 kmW Rich.mac (Morocco)IGN
Sun, 17 Nov 14:39 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km MoroccoGFZ
Sun, 17 Nov 14:39 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km MoroccoEMSC
2019-11-17 14:39:07 UTC (17 Nov 14:39:07 UTC)M 4.2 / 10 km MoroccoUSGS

User reports for this quake (19)

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202.7 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
midelt / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Meknès / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
midelt / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Khenifra / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was talking on my cell phone, suddenly I felt everything is moving around me, the door of room is shaking. So scared
Meknès / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was studying in my desk when i felt it. I was scared! May Allah protect us ☝
Meknès / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was studying in my desk when i felt it. I was so scared
Midelt / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak, but you could feel it and see the water shaking in the bottle.
Rabat (Morocco, 279 km NW of epicenter) : Aucune vibration à Rabat, au moins dans le quartier de l'Agdal bâti sur des dunes indurées du Pléistocène. J'habite au 4ème étage où normalement on aurait du sentir l'onde mais rien. (reported through EMSC)
تازة (Morocco, 177 km N of epicenter) : شعرت بالهزة بمدينة تازة / المغرب (reported through EMSC)
فاس (Morocco, 164 km NW of epicenter) : بفاس كانت الهزة خفيفة... اللهم الطف بعبادك (reported through EMSC)
أزرو (Morocco, 121 km NW of epicenter) : هذا بما كسبت أيدي الناس (reported through EMSC)
ميدلت (Morocco, 40 km W of epicenter) : إهتزاز أرضي (reported through EMSC)
مكناس (Morocco, 180 km NW of epicenter) : J ai ressenti quelque chose n ai normal après le séisme du matin que j ai ressenti (reported through EMSC)
Meknes (Morocco, 180 km NW of epicenter) : فمكناس مشات الثلاجة و جات .. داكشي ديال سيونس فيكسيون (reported through EMSC)
Taza (Morocco, 178 km N of epicenter) : It was scary (reported through EMSC)
فاس (Morocco, 167 km NW of epicenter) : Mouvement lustre (reported through EMSC)
الراشدية (Morocco, 80 km S of epicenter) : Ana f errachidia hsit biha (reported through EMSC)
ميسور (Morocco, 54 km NE of epicenter) : احسسنا بهزة طفيفة بمدينة ميسور (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - W Rich.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 17 November 2019

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