Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - AlborÁn Sur (Morocco) on Friday, 28 August 2020
28 Aug 14:15 UTC: First to report: IGN after 24 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.4368°N / 3.7337°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
30 km (19 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
34 km (21 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
156 km (97 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
190 km (118 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
194 km (121 mi) NE of Fès (pop: 964,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 28 Aug 13:50 UTC||M 2.4 / 12 km||AlborÁn Sur (Morocco)||IGN|
|Fri, 28 Aug 13:50 UTC||M 2.4 / 12 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 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.