Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - AlborÁn Oeste (Morocco) on Wednesday, 26 August 2020
26 Aug 04:27 UTC: First to report: IGN after 31 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7183°N / 4.3168°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) NW of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
63 km (39 mi) NW of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
76 km (47 mi) NW of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
112 km (69 mi) S of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
134 km (83 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
198 km (123 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 26 Aug 03:56 UTC||M 2.1 / 7 km||AlborÁn Oeste (Morocco)||IGN|
|Wed, 26 Aug 03:56 UTC||M 2.1 / 7 km||Strait Of Gibraltar (Morocco)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.