Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - AlborÁn Oeste (Morocco) on Monday, 31 August 2020
31 Aug 12:13 UTC: First to report: IGN after 2 hours 16 minutes.
Depth: 78.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.816°N / 4.6689°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) NE of Cap Negro II (pop: 10,000)
59 km (37 mi) NE of Martil (pop: 39,700)
59 km (37 mi) E of Ceuta (pop: 78,700)
91 km (57 mi) NW of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
102 km (63 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
103 km (64 mi) SW of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 31 Aug 09:56 UTC||M 2.6 / 78 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 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.