Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - AlborÁn Oeste (Morocco) on Monday, 24 August 2020
24 Aug 02:37 UTC: First to report: IGN after 59 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6737°N / 4.5622°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) E of Martil (pop: 39,700)
65 km (41 mi) E of Cap Negro II (pop: 10,000)
72 km (45 mi) SE of Ceuta (pop: 78,700)
112 km (70 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
117 km (73 mi) S of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
187 km (116 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 24 Aug 01:37 UTC||M 1.7 / 10 km||AlborÁn Oeste (Morocco)||IGN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.