Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 38 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco on Tuesday, 1 September 2020
1 Sep 01:42 UTC: First to report: IGN after 44 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.4897°N / 3.6373°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
40 km (25 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
43 km (27 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
154 km (96 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
181 km (113 mi) NW of Oujda-Angad (pop: 405,300)
198 km (123 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
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|
|Tue, 1 Sep 00:57 UTC||M 2.1 / 8 km||38 km NE of Al Hoceïma, Morocco||IGN|
|Tue, 1 Sep 00:57 UTC||M 2.1 / 8 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.