Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - ALBOR, Morocco on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 21:19 UTC: First to report: IGN after 1 hour 19 minutes.
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.4825°N / 3.6981°W (Morocco)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) NE of Al Hoceïma (pop: 395,600)
36 km (22 mi) NE of Tirhanimîne (pop: 55,800)
40 km (25 mi) NE of Imzouren (pop: 40,000)
152 km (95 mi) SE of Málaga (pop: 568,300)
186 km (115 mi) NW of Oujda-Angad (pop: 405,300)
193 km (120 mi) E of Tangier (pop: 688,400)
Primary data source: IGN
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 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|
|Wed, 16 Sep 20:00 UTC||M 2.0 / 3 km||ALBOR, Morocco||IGN|
|Wed, 16 Sep 20:00 UTC||M 2.0 / 4 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.