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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Sw Tetuan.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 6 September 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Sw Tetuan.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 6 September 2020
6 Sep 11:59 UTC: First to report: IGN after 3 minutes.
Sep 6 12:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.8.
Date & time: Sunday, 6 September 2020 11:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5597°N / 5.4022°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SW of Tétouan (pop: 326,300)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Martil (pop: 39,700)
15 km (10 mi) SW of Cap Negro II (pop: 10,000)
43 km (27 mi) SE of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
156 km (97 mi) SW of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
174 km (108 mi) NW of Fès (pop: 964,900)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 6 Sep 11:56 UTCM 4.8 / 52 kmSw Tetuan.mac (Morocco)IGN
Sun, 6 Sep 11:56 UTCM 4.4 / 40 kmStrait Of Gibraltar (Spain)EMSC

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Martil (11.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : I felt the bed moving for a while | 4 users found this interesting.
7.1 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
13.5 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Martil (13.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
3.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
4.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
4.4 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Dar Ben Karrich / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I was in the car sitting and waiting for my parents to come, and in moment I felt the car moving. And no truck or a car passed near of us. | 2 users found this interesting.
Tetouan / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Tetouan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Tetouan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tetouan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Philippines / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Tetouan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s
Ceuta / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
TETOUAN / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Tetouan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : I feel it
tetouna / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tetouan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Martil / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Martil / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Tétouan (Morocco, 34 km S of epicenter) : I was in my bed i feel it too close (reported through EMSC)
(Spain, 95 km NE of epicenter) : I'm in a campervan. Felt like wind rocking the van but there was no wind. Also woke 4am with similar. On and off for about half an hour. (reported through EMSC)
Tétouan (Morocco, 34 km S of epicenter) : Felt a little bit (reported through EMSC)
Gibraltar (Gibraltar, 30 km NW of epicenter) : heard some things slightly shaking but barley noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Estepona (Spain, 63 km N of epicenter) : Not felt (reported through EMSC)
Tétouan (Morocco, 34 km S of epicenter) : Just a light earthquake I felt it when I was on my computer. And I saw immediately the hanging bulb to check if it was really an earthquake, and it was swinging a little. (reported through EMSC)
Martil (Morocco, 30 km S of epicenter) : Dieux avec nous (reported through EMSC)
Tétouan (Morocco, 34 km S of epicenter) : I felt it (reported through EMSC)
Tétouan (Morocco, 34 km S of epicenter) : Felt it me and my mother . The table and chairs moved (reported through EMSC)
Gibraltar (Gibraltar, 30 km NW of epicenter) : not felt (reported through EMSC)
Martil (Morocco, 30 km S of epicenter) : My bed moved a little bit (reported through EMSC)
Martil (Morocco, 30 km S of epicenter) : I'm in tetouan city and live on the 4th floor I feelt like the house moving all the way (reported through EMSC)
Tétouan (Morocco, 29 km S of epicenter) : legere secousse (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Sw Tetuan.mac (Morocco) on Sunday, 6 September 2020

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