Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 35 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco on Monday, 24 August 2020
25 Aug 00:20 UTC: First to report: IGN after 36 minutes.
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5027°N / 3.7107°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
37 km (23 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
42 km (26 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
150 km (93 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
188 km (117 mi) NW of Oujda-Angad (pop: 405,300)
191 km (119 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 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 23:43 UTC||M 1.8 / 4 km||35 km NE of Al Hoceïma, 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.