Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 29 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco on Thursday, 27 August 2020
27 Aug 22:38 UTC: First to report: IGN after 28 minutes.
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.448°N / 3.7205°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
32 km (20 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
36 km (22 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
155 km (96 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
191 km (119 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
196 km (122 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
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|
|Thu, 27 Aug 22:09 UTC||M 1.8 / 16 km||29 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.